Aechmea distichantha

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Aechmea distichantha
Aechmea distichantha 001.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Platyaechmea
Species: A. distichantha
Binomial name
Aechmea distichantha
Lem.
Synonyms[1]
  • Billbergia distichostachya Lem.
  • Billbergia polystachya Lindl. & Paxton
  • Platyaechmea distichantha (Lem.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Quesnelia disticantha (Lem.) Lindm.
  • Hoplophytum distichanthum (Lem.) Beer
  • Hohenbergia distichantha (Lem.) Baker
  • Aechmea distichantha var. typica L.B.Sm.
  • Tillandsia polystachia Vell.
  • Billbergia polystachia Lindl. & Paxton
  • Hoplophytum polystachium (Lindl. & Paxton) Beer
  • Aechmea hookeri Lem.
  • Aechmea excavata Baker
  • Aechmea brasiliensis Regel
  • Aechmea myriophylla E.Morren ex Baker
  • Aechmea microphylla Mez
  • Aechmea polystachia (Lindl. & Paxton) Mez
  • Nidularium hydrophorum Rojas
  • Aechmea platyphylla Hassl.
  • Aechmea glaziovii Baker
  • Hoiriri polystachya (Baker) Kuntze
  • Platyaechmea distichantha var. glaziovii (Baker) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Aechmea minor E.Morren
  • Aechmea pulchella E.Morren ex Mez
  • Aechmea regelii Mez
  • Chevaliera grandiceps Griseb.
  • Aechmea grandiceps (Griseb.) Mez
  • Aechmea rubra Silveira
  • Aechmea involucrifera Mez

Aechmea distichantha (Brazilian vaseplant, vase plant) is a bromeliad typical of Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, which is also native to northern Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.[1][2][3][4][5] This plant is often used as an ornamental plant.

The following varieties are recognized:[1]

  1. Aechmea distichantha var. distichantha - Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay
  2. Aechmea distichantha var. glaziovii (Baker) L.B.Sm.(1943) - southeastern Brazil
  3. Aechmea distichantha var. schlumbergeri E.Morren ex Mez (1892) - Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay
  4. Aechmea distichantha var. vernicosa E.Pereira (1979) - Rio de Janeiro State

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism. Selbyana 27: 107-146.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Versieux, L.M., Wendt, T., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço. Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.

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