(L.B. Smith) L.B. Smith
Gravisia rubens L.B.Sm.
Aechmea rubens is a species in the genus Aechmea. It was described from specimens cultivated in the Jardin Botanique de Montréal, supposedly grown from Brazilian material. Exactly place of origin unknown, and the species has not been located in the wild.
Several cultivars are recognized
- Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
- Smith, Lyman Bradford. 1962. Notes on Bromeliaceae, XVIII. Phytologia 8(5): 218-219.
- BSI Cultivar Registry Archived 2009-12-02 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 11 October 2009
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