Aechmea fosteriana

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Aechmea fosteriana
Aechmea fosteriana.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Species: A. fosteriana
Binomial name
Aechmea fosteriana
L.B.Sm.

Aechmea fosteriana (Lacquered Wine Cup) is a bromeliad native to Brazil, which is endemic to coastal areas of the State of Espírito Santo.[1][2] This plant is often grown as an ornamental plant.

The following subspecies are recognized :[1]

  • Aechmea fosteriana subsp. fosteriana L.B.Sm., 1941
  • Aechmea fosteriana subsp. rupicola Leme, 1987

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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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