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Taxon: Vriesea gigantea Gaudich.

 
Genus: Vriesea
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Tribe: Vrieseeae
Nomen number: 60005
Place of publication: Voy. Bonite, Bot. 8: t. 70 (Atlas). 1846
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Sep-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:

    Native

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  3. Angely, J. A. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Rauh, W. 1981. Bromelien 296.
  9. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  10. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1977. Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(2):1105-1106.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Vriesea gigantea Gaudich. :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Vriesea gigantea 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=60005. Accessed 21 March 2019.