Jewels of the Jungle: Bromeliacea of Ecuador Part I - Bromelioideae ©2000 Jose Manzanares. A treatment of one of the richest bromeliad floras on earth. Ecuador contains an incredible 455 species of bromeliads in one of the smallest countries in South America. The first of four planned volumes. 9 x 12 Hardbound, with hundreds of magnificent photos.