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This species is accepted, and its native range is Lesser Antilles to Tobago.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Leeward Is., Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.

Guzmania megastachya (Baker) Mez appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Guilding [s n], Trinidad & Tobago K000322009 holotype

First published in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 928 (1896)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0