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Taxon: Pitcairnia heterophylla (Lindl.) Beer

 
Genus: Pitcairnia
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Pitcairnioideae
Nomen number: 407196
Place of publication: Fam. Bromel. 68. 1857
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 17-Dec-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14); ornamental (fide Eur Gard F; Zander ed14)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  2. Espejo-Serna, A. et al. 2004. Checklist of Mexican Bromeliaceae with notes on species distribution and levels of endemism (Selbyana) 25:48.
  3. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  4. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(1):406-408.
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Pitcairnia heterophylla (Lindl.) Beer :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Pitcairnia heterophylla 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=407196. Accessed 19 January 2019.