1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Vriesea Lindl.
      1. Vriesea gigantea Gaudich.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (SE. Bahia to E. Santa Catarina).

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast

    Vriesea gigantea Gaudich. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1993 Mosen [3247], Brazil K000322068 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1993 Glaziou, A.F.M. [15467], Brazil K000976220
    Sep 1, 1992 Bull [s n], Brazil K000322069 holotype
    Pereira, E. [10675], Brazil K000976217
    Pereira, E. [10675], Brazil K000976218
    Gardner, G. [1888], Brazil K000976222
    Dusén, P. [11763], Brazil K000976219
    Rambo, B. [41648], Brazil K000976221

    First published in Voy. Bonite, Bot. 3: t. 70 (1843)

    Accepted by

    • Wendt, T., do Santos Coser, T., Fernandes, H.B. & Martinelli, G. (2010). Bromaliaceae do município de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo: lista de espécies, distribuição, Conservação e comentérios taxonômicos Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão 27: 21-53.
    • 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.
    • Sant'Ana Melhem, T., das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M., Ehlin Martins, S., Jung-Mendaçolli, S.L., Shepherd, G.J. & Kirizawa, M. (eds.) (2007). Flora Fanerogâmica do Estado de São Paulo 5: 1-476. Instituto de Botânica, São Paulo.
    • Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism Selbyana 27: 107-146.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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