Taxon: Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay

 
Genus: Puya
Family: Bromeliaceae
  Subfamily: Puyoideae
Nomen number: 30383
Place of publication: Fl. chil. 6:12. 1854
Name Verified on: 23-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-May-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(1):185.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. 1986- (Eur Gard F)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Puya alpestris cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.