Aechmea angustifolia

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Aechmea angustifolia
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Species: A. angustifolia
Binomial name
Aechmea angustifolia
Poeppig & Endlicher
Synonyms[1]
  • Hoplophytum angustifolium (Poepp. & Endl.) Beer
  • Hohenbergia angustifolia (Poepp. & Endl.) Baker
  • Aechmea cumingii Baker
  • Aechmea leucocarpa André
  • Aechmea eggersii Mez
  • Aechmea boliviana Rusby
  • Aechmea cylindrica Mez
  • Aechmea inconspicua Harms
  • Aechmea dryanderae Harms
  • Aechmea andradei Gilmartin

Aechmea angustifolia is a species in the genus Aechmea. This species is native to Central America and northern South America (Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Peru, northern Brazil).[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

Cultivars[edit]

The species is widely cultivated as an ornamental. Cultivars include:[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  3. ^ Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  4. ^ Aguirre-Santoro, J. & Betancur, J. (2008). Sinopsis del Género Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) para Colombia. Caldasia 30: 265-288.
  5. ^ Morales, J.F. (2009). Novedades y notas misceláneas en las Bromeliaceae de Mesoamérica. Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3: 113-116.
  6. ^ Checklist of Bolivian Bromeliaceae Retrieved 21 October 2009
  7. ^ Catalogue of Vascular Plants of Ecuador Retrieved 12 October 2009
  8. ^ BSI Cultivar Registry Retrieved 11 October 2009