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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  3. Angely, J. A. 1970-. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  8. Rauh, W. 1981. Bromelien. 296.
  9. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  10. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs. 1977. Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(2):1105-1106.
  11. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.

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 July 2019.