1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aechmea Ruiz & Pav.
      1. Aechmea aquilega (Salisb.) Griseb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Costa Rica, French Guiana, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

    Aechmea aquilega (Salisb.) Griseb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2005 Harley, R.M. [18222], Bahia K000294559
    Jan 1, 2005 Ule, E. [8993], Ceará K000294556
    Jan 1, 2005 Ule, E. [8993], Ceará K000294557
    Jan 1, 2005 Bolland, G. [23], Ceará K000294555
    Harley, R.M. [16209], Bahia K000294554
    Harley, R.M. [16209], Bahia K000294553
    Melo, E. [1224], Brazil K000893702

    First published in Fl. Brit. W. I.: 592 (1864)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Versieux, L.M., Wendt, T., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.
    • Martinelli, G., Magalhães Vieira, C., Gonzalez, M., Leitman, P., Piratininga, A. Ferreira da Costa, A. & Campostrini Forzza, R. (2008). Bromeliaceae da Mata Atlântica Brasileira: lista de espécies, distribuição e conservação Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 209-258.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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