Aechmea mertensii (G.Mey.) Schult. & Schult.f.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad-Tobago to S. Tropical America.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Guiana Shield. Elevation range: 25–1250 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Caquetá, Guainía, Guaviare, Meta, Putumayo, Vaupés, Vichada.
Habit
Herb, Epiphyte.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): LC.

[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

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
bicundo

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

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

  • 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

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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Universidad Nacional de Colombia

    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0