1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Aechmea Ruiz & Pav.
      1. Aechmea mertensii (G.Mey.) Schult. & Schult.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad-Tobago to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Aechmea mertensii (G.Mey.) Schult. & Schult.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 1993 Matteo, B.C. [35], Brazil K000893672
    Nov 1, 1986 Vasconcelos, R.T.P. [338], Brazil K000893671
    Mar 23, 1976 Leppard, M.J. [1199], Brazil K000976603
    Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12292], Brazil K000893673
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [8779], Brazil K000893674
    Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [8154], Brazil K000893682
    Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2575], Brazil K000893675
    Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2831], Brazil K000893688
    Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [3135], Brazil K000893689
    Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [2054], Brazil K000893676
    Harley, R.M. [18496], Bahia K000294560
    Maguire, B. [56644], Brazil K000893683
    Burchell [9725], Brazil K000893685
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000893691
    Lanna [406], Brazil K000893687
    Krukoff, B.A. [1488], Brazil K000893677
    Krukoff, B.A. [6986], Brazil K000893678
    Krukoff, B.A. [7970], Brazil K000893679
    Jenman, G.S. [5120], Guyana K000322218 Unknown type material
    Sandeman, C. [2237], Brazil K000893680
    Prance, G.T. [8779], Brazil K000893681
    Spruce [1204/3], Brazil K000893690
    Spruce [1214/2], Brazil K000893692
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000893684
    Vaughan, D.J.G. [35], Brazil K000893686

    First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1272 (1830)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.
    • Aguirre-Santoro, J. & Betancur, J. (2008). Sinopsis del Género Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) para Colombia Caldasia 30: 265-288.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741.

    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