1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Alcantarea (É.Morren ex Mez) Harms
      1. Alcantarea imperialis (Carrière) Harms

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil Southeast

    Alcantarea imperialis (Carrière) Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1894 Glaziou, A. [13262], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976345
    Jan 1, 1894 Glaziou [15469], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976342
    Jan 1, 1894 Glaziou [15469], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976343
    Pereira, E. [10565], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976344
    Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000322038 Unknown type material
    Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000322039 Unknown type material
    Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000322040 Unknown type material
    Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000322037 Unknown type material
    Smith, L.B. [6829], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976349
    Smith, L.B. [6829], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976350
    Angeli, C. [15], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976347
    Angeli, C. [15], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976351
    Carauta, J.P.P. [3558], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976348
    Glaziou [s.n.], Brazil Vriesea imperialis K000976346

    First published in H.G.A.Engler, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2, 15a: 126 (1930)

    Accepted by

    • da Costa, A.F. & Wendt, T. (2007). Bromeliaceae na região de Macaé de Cima, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 58: 905-939.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Vriesea imperialis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism Selbyana 27: 107-146.

    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.
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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

    Kew Science Photographs
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