Aechmea calyculata

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Aechmea calyculata
Aechmea calyculata 01.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Ortgiesia
Species: A. calyculata
Binomial name
Aechmea calyculata
(E. Morren) Baker
  • Hoplophytum calyculatum E.Morren
  • Hohenbergia calyculata (E.Morren) Baker
  • Ortgiesia calyculata (E.Morren) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Macrochordion nudiusculum K.Koch
  • Macrochordion luteum Regel & Linden
  • Aechmea selloana Baker
  • Aechmea lutea (Regel & Linden) Voss
  • Aechmea thyrsigera Speg.
  • Aechmea gamosepala A.Cast.
  • Chevaliera thyrsigera (Speg.) Mez
  • Aechmea calyculata var. variegata Strehl

Aechmea calyculata is a plant species in the genus Aechmea.


The bromeliad is endemic to the Atlantic Forest biome (Mata Atlantica Brasileira). [2] It is native to southern Brazil in the states of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande do Sul; and in eastern Argentina in Misiones province.[1][3][4][5]

Cultivars and hybrids[edit]

Cultivars and hybrids of Aechmea calyculata include:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ "BROMELIACEAE da MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA: Lista de ESPÉCIES, DISTRIBUIÇÃO e CONSERVAÇÃO"; Rodriguésia 59, February 2008; ppg 209−258; article−(in Portuguese), abstract−(in English) species lists−(in Latin). accessed 30 May 2016.
  3. ^ Dimitri, M. J. 1974. La flora arborea del Parq. Nac. Iguazu. An. Parq. Nac. 12: 1–179.
  4. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010; Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil Archived 2015-09-06 at the Wayback Machine.; Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state.
  5. ^ Castellanos, A. 1944. Bromeliaceae Agentinae novae vel criticae. Lilloa 10(2): 445–467.