Aechmea serrata

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Aechmea serrata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Platyaechmea
Species: A. serrata
Binomial name
Aechmea serrata
(Linnaeus) Mez
Synonyms[1]
  • Tillandsia serrata L.
  • Tillandsia maxima Fox-Strangw.
  • Caraguata serrata (L.) Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Platystachys plumieri Beer, illegitimate
  • Platyaechmea serrata (L.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress
  • Aechmea martinicensis Baker

Aechmea serrata is a species in the genus Aechmea. It was reportedly originally from Martinique in the West Indies, but now extinct in the wild. It does survive as a cultivated ornamental.[1][2]

Cultivars[edit]

Cultivars include:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  3. ^ BSI Cultivar Registry Retrieved 11 October 2009