Hechtia glomerata

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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Genus: Hechtia
H. glomerata
Binomial name
Hechtia glomerata
  • Dasylirion pitcairniifolium Karw. ex Zucc.
  • Hechtia ghiesbreghtii Lem.
  • Hechtia gamopetala Mez
  • Hechtia morreniana Mez

Hechtia glomerata, commonly known as guapilla, is a species of bromeliad that is native to southern Texas in the United States, Mexico, and Guatemala.[2][1][3][4][5]



  1. ^ a b "Hechtia glomerata". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Agricultural Research Service (ARS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Retrieved 2010-06-05.
  2. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  3. ^ Flora of North America, Hechtia glomerata Zuccarini, Abh. Math.-Phys. Cl. Konigl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. 3: 240, plate 6. 1840.
  4. ^ Checklist of Mexican Bromeliaceae with Notes on Species Distribution and Levels of Endemism Archived 2007-10-30 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved 3 November 2009
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program, 2013 county distribution map
  6. ^ "The BSI Cultivar Registry" (PDF). Bromeliad Society International. 2009-11-05. Retrieved 2011-11-02.
  7. ^ Bromeliaceae of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands) retrieved 30 October 2009

External links[edit]

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