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Taxon: Billbergia nutans H. Wendl. ex Regel

 
Genus: Billbergia
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Nomen number: 7237
Place of publication: Gartenflora 18:162, t. 617. 1869
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-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

Common names:

  • friendship-plant  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • queen's-tears  (Source: Hortus 3) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (s.e.)
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  2. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Rauh, W. 1981. Bromelien 333.
  7. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  8. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1979. Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(3):1987.
  9. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  10. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Billbergia nutans H. Wendl. ex Regel :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Billbergia nutans 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7237. Accessed 13 November 2018.