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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, México, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    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. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  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. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  4. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(1):406-408.
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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 21 July 2019.