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Taxon: Billbergia brasiliensis L. B. Sm.

 
Genus: Billbergia
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Nomen number: 310322
Place of publication: Arq. Bot. Estado São Paulo 1:105. 1943
Link to protologue:
Comment: a nom. nov. for B. leopoldii (hort. ex Lem.) Linden ex Houllet (non K. Koch 1857)
Name Verified on: 02-Sep-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.e.)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  2. Hill, S. R. 1997. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  3. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  4. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  5. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs. 1979. Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(3):2007.
  6. St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands

Check other web resources for Billbergia brasiliensis L. B. Sm. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Billbergia brasiliensis 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310322. Accessed 19 August 2019.