Aechmea organensis

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Aechmea organensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Ortgiesia
Species: A. organensis
Binomial name
Aechmea organensis
Wawra
Synonyms[1]
  • Ortgiesia organensis (Wawra) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Aechmea nudicaulis var. microdon Baker
  • Aechmea caudata var. eipperi Reitz

Aechmea organensis is a species of the genus Aechmea. This species is endemic to southeastern Brazil.[1][2][3][4]

Cultivars[edit]

The plant is widely cultivated as an ornamental. Cultivars include:[5]

  1. Aechmea 'Chardonnay'
  2. Aechmea 'Christie March'
  3. Aechmea 'Coral Beauty'
  4. Aechmea 'Freckles'
  5. Aechmea 'Graceful'
  6. Aechmea 'Raymond Rocket'

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ BROMELIACEAE DA MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA retrieved 22 October 2009
  3. ^ Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism. Selbyana 27: 107-146.
  4. ^ Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
  5. ^ BSI Cultivar Registry Retrieved 11 October 2009