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This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad-Tobago to S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 25 - 1250 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

Aechmea mertensii (G.Mey.) Schult. & Schult.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 1993 Matteo, B.C. [35], Brazil K000893672
Nov 1, 1986 Vasconcelos, R.T.P. [338], Brazil K000893671
Mar 23, 1976 Leppard, M.J. [1199], Brazil K000976603
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [12292], Brazil K000893673
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [8779], Brazil K000893674
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [8154], Brazil K000893682
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2831], Brazil K000893688
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [2575], Brazil K000893675
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [3135], Brazil K000893689
Jan 1, 1966 Prance, G.T. [2054], Brazil K000893676
Prance, G.T. [8779], Brazil K000893681
Spruce [1204/3], Brazil K000893690
Burchell [9725], Brazil K000893685
Harley, R.M. [18496], Bahia K000294560
Krukoff, B.A. [7970], Brazil K000893679
Jenman, G.S. [5120], Guyana K000322218 Unknown type material
Maguire, B. [56644], Brazil K000893683
Vaughan, D.J.G. [35], Brazil K000893686
Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000893691
Lanna [406], Brazil K000893687
Krukoff, B.A. [6986], Brazil K000893678
Spruce [1214/2], Brazil K000893692
Sandeman, C. [2237], Brazil K000893680
Krukoff, B.A. [1488], Brazil K000893677
s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K000893684

First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1272 (1830)

Accepted by

  • Aguirre-Santoro, J. & Betancur, J. (2008). Sinopsis del Género Aechmea (Bromeliaceae) para Colombia Caldasia 30: 265-288.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Martinelli, G., Magalhães Vieira, C., Gonzalez, M., Leitman, P., Piratininga, A. Ferreira da Costa, A. & Campostrini Forzza, R. (2008). Bromeliaceae da Mata Atlântica Brasileira: lista de espécies, distribuição e conservação Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 59: 209-258.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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