Vriesea platynema

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Vriesea platynema
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Vriesea
Species: V. platynema
Binomial name
Vriesea platynema
Gaudichaud
Synonyms[1]

Vriesea platynema is a species in the genus Vriesea. This species is native to the West Indies and South America.[1][2][3][4]

Three varieties are recognized:[1]

  1. Vriesea platynema var. flava Reitz - State of Santa Catarina in Brazil
  2. Vriesea platynema var. platynema - Cuba, Jamaica, Trinidad, Venezuela (including Venezuelan Antilles), Guyana, Brazil, Misiones Province of Argentina
  3. Vriesea platynema var. wrightii (L.B.Sm.) L.B.Sm. - Cuba

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