Aechmea dealbata

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Aechmea dealbata
Aechmea dealbata.jpg
Aechmea dealbata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Species: A. dealbata
E.Morren ex Baker
Binomial name
Aechmea dealbata
Synonyms[1]
  • Platyaechmea dealbata (E.Morren ex Baker) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Hoplophytum dealbatum E.Morren ex Baker

Aechmea dealbata is a bromeliad in the subfamily Bromelioideae. This plant species has spiny green foliage with a complex pink and purple inflorescence. It is epiphytic but will grow in soil and is commonly cultivated. This species is endemic to the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  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.
  3. ^ BSI Cultivar Registry Retrieved 11 October 2009

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