Aechmea tayoensis

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Aechmea tayoensis
Aechmea tayoensis - Denver Botanic Gardens - DSC00914.JPG
Aechmea tayoensis
at Denver Botanic Gardens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: Chevaliera
Species: A. tayoensis
Binomial name
Aechmea tayoensis

Chevaliera tayoensis (Gilmartin) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress

Aechmea tayoensis is a species of plant in the Bromeliaceae family. It is endemic to Morona-Santiago Province in Ecuador.[1][2] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.[3]


  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez. (eds.) 1999. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 75: i–viii, 1–1181
  3. ^ Gilmartin, Amy Jean 1981. A new species of Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) from Ecuador. Selbyana 5(3–4): 309.

External links[edit]

  • Manzanares, J.M. & Pitman, N. 2003. Aechmea tayoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2003. Downloaded on 09 September 2015.