Aechmea pineliana

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Aechmea pineliana
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Pothuava
Species: A. pineliana
Binomial name
Aechmea pineliana
  • Echinostachys pineliana Brongn. ex Planch.
  • Macrochordion pinelianum (Brongn. ex Planch.) Lem.
  • Pothuava pineliana (Brongn. ex Planch.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Echinostachys rosea Beer
  • Aechmea triticina var. capensis L.B.Sm.
  • Pothuava triticina var. capensis (L.B.Sm.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress

Aechmea pineliana is a bromeliad typical of Atlantic Forest vegetation in Brazil, specially in following states: Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, and Rio de Janeiro. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, and it is often used as an ornamental plant.

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