Aechmea blanchetiana

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Aechmea blanchetiana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Species: A. blanchetiana
Binomial name
Aechmea blanchetiana
(Baker) L.B.Sm.
Synonyms[1]
  • Tillandsia blanchetiana Baker
  • Streptocalyx laxiflorus Baker
  • Aechmea laxiflora (Baker) Mez 1892, illegitimate homonym, not Benth. 1844
  • Aechmea remotiflora Mez

Aechmea blanchetiana is a bromeliad typical of Atlantic Coast restingas vegetation which is an ecosystem of Atlantic Forest biome of eastern Brazil. This plant grows from the State of Bahia south to Espírito Santo.[1][2] It is often grown elsewhere as an ornamental plant.

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  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Martinelli, G., Magalhães Vieira, C., Gonzalez, M., Leitman, P., Piratininga, A. Ferreira da Costa, A. & Campostrini Forzza, R. (2008). Bromeliaceae da Mata Atlântica Brasileira: lista de espécies, distribuição e conservação. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 209-258.

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