1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aechmea Ruiz & Pav.
      1. Aechmea angustifolia Poepp. & Endl.

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Venezuela

    Aechmea angustifolia Poepp. & Endl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [9741], Brazil K000893716
    Jan 1, 1969 Forero, E. [6356], Brazil K000893718
    Cuming, H. [1178], Colombia K000322251 Unknown type material
    Krukoff, B.A. [6533], Brazil K000893717
    André, E.F. [2425], Colombia Aechmea leucocarpa K000322249 holotype
    André, E.F. [2425], Colombia Aechmea leucocarpa K000322250 holotype

    First published in Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 2: 43 (1838)

    Accepted by

    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Morales, J.F. (2009). Novedades y notas misceláneas en las Bromeliaceae de Mesoamérica Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas 3: 113-116.
    • Aguirre-Santoro, J. & Betancur, J. (2008). Sinopsis del Género Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) para Colombia Caldasia 30: 265-288.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Gouda, E.J. (1999). STUDIES ON THE FLORA OF THE GUIANAS No. 90: CHECKLIST OF BROMELIACEAE OF THE GUIANAS WITH NOTES ON CRITICAL SPECIES Selbyana 20: 30-39.

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0