1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Billbergia Thunb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Dominican Republic, Mauritius, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago

    Billbergia Thunb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Burchell [7952], Brazil K000976740
    André, E.F. [s.n.] K000976733
    Gottsberger, G.K. [11/30575], Brazil K000976741
    s.coll. [46], Brazil K000976742

    First published in Pl. Bras. 3: 30 (1821)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. 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 2019. 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 2019. 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