Aechmea nudicaulis

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Aechmea nudicaulis
Aechmea nudicaulis (as Bromelia nudicaulis) - The Bot. Reg. 3 pl. 203 (1817).jpg
1817 illustration[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Pothuava
Species: A. nudicaulis
Binomial name
Aechmea nudicaulis
Griseb.
Synonyms[2]
  • Bromelia nudicaulis L.
  • Billbergia nudicaulis (L.) Lindl.
  • Hoplophytum nudicaule (L.) K.Koch
  • Hohenbergia nudicaulis (L.) Baker
  • Pothuava nudicaulis (L.) Regel
  • Tillandsia saxatilis Vell.
  • Billbergia lutea Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Bromelia gigantea Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Billbergia lanuginosa K.Koch
  • Billbergia pyramidata Beer
  • Hoplophytum lanuginosum (K.Koch) Beer
  • Billbergia aureorosea Baker
  • Billbergia quadricolor C.Chev.

Aechmea nudicaulis is a bromeliad species in the genus Aechmea, which is often used as an ornamental plant.[3] This species is native to Central America, the West Indies, central and southern Mexico, and northern and central South America.[2][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17]

The following varieties are recognized :[2]

  1. Aechmea nudicaulis var. aequalis L.B.Sm. & Reitz, 1963 - Espírito Santo
  2. Aechmea nudicaulis var. cuspidata Baker, 1879 - Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela, Ecuador
  3. Aechmea nudicaulis var. nordestina J.A. Siqueira & Leme, 2006 - northeastern Brazil
  4. Aechmea nudicaulis var. nudicaulis - most of species range

A number of cultivars derived from this species are commercially available. These are either selected forms, or hybrids arising from crosses with other species, including:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sydenham Edwards (1768-1819) del. , White sc. - "The botanical register" vol. 3 pl. 203 (http://www.botanicus.org/page/130166 )
  2. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ a b "Aechmea 'Rakete'". Bromeliad Cultivar Register. Bromeliad Society International. Retrieved 14 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  5. ^ Espejo-Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (2005). Bromeliaceae. Flora de Veracruz 136: 1-307. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  6. ^ Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism. Selbyana 27: 107-146.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ Espejo-Serna, A., López-Ferrari, A.R., Martínez-Correa, N. & Pulido-Esparza, V.A. (2007). Bromeliad flora of Oaxaca, Mexico: richness and distribution. Acta Botanica Mexicana 81: 71-147. Instituto de Ecología A.C..
  9. ^ Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  10. ^ Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ Aguirre-Santoro, J. & Betancur, J. (2008). Sinopsis del Género Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) para Colombia. Caldasia 30: 265-288.
  13. ^ 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.
  14. ^ Wendt, T., do Santos Coser, T., Fernandes, H.B. & Martinelli, G. (2010). Bromaliaceae do município de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo: lista de espécies, distribuição, Conservação e comentérios taxonômicos. Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão 27: 21-53.
  15. ^ Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  16. ^ BROMELIACEAE DA MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA retrieved 22 October 2009
  17. ^ Catalogue of Vascular Plants of Ecuador Archived 2006-09-26 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 12 October 2009
  18. ^ "Aechmea 'Parati'". Bromeliad Cultivar Register. Bromeliad Society International. Retrieved 14 February 2013.