1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Puya Molina
      1. Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Chile Central

    Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.], Chile K000321544 Unknown type material
    19024.000

    First published in Fl. Chil. 6: 12 (1854)

    Accepted by

    • Zizka, G., Schneider, J.V., Schulte, K. & Novoa, P. (2013). Taxonomic revision of the Chilean Puya species (Puyoideae, Bromeliaceae), with special notes on the Puya alpestris-Puya berteroniana species complex Brittonia 65: 387-407.
    • Gómez Romero, S.E. & Grau, A. (2009). Las especies de Puya (Bromeliaceae) en la Argentina Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 44: 175-208.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Albano, P.-O. (2003). La Conaissance des Plantes Exotiques: 1-324. Édisud, Aix-en-Provence.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Zizka, G., Schneider, J.V., Schulte, K. & Novoa, P. (2013). Taxonomic revision of the Chilean Puya species (Puyoideae, Bromeliaceae), with special notes on the Puya alpestris-Puya berteroniana species complex Brittonia 65: 387-407.

    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