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This species is accepted, and its native range is Colombia to Guyana. It is used as an ornamental plant.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Morphology General Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Alt. 2600 - 3600 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[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. 2600 - 3600 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPB]
Use Environmental Ornamentals
Flowers - Used for ornamental purposes (Galvis & Morales 2010).

Native to:

Brazil North, Colombia, Guyana, Venezuela

Spanish
Quiche.

Tillandsia turneri Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321826 lectotype
Mar 7, 1983 Andre [1248], Colombia K000584931
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321827 Unknown type material
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321826 lectotype
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321827 Unknown type material
Mar 7, 1983 Turner [s.n.], Colombia K000321825 syntype
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321826 lectotype
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321826 lectotype
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321827 Unknown type material
Mar 7, 1983 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321827 Unknown type material
Mar 4, 1983 Ule, E. [8558], Venezuela K000321823 syntype
Mar 4, 1983 Ule, E. [8558], Venezuela K000321823 syntype
Mar 4, 1983 Ule, E. [8558], Venezuela K000321823 syntype
Mar 4, 1983 Ule, E. [8558], Venezuela K000321823 syntype
Mar 4, 1983 Appun, C. [1416], Brazil K000321801 syntype
Mar 4, 1983 Thurn, E. F. [316], Guyana K000321800 lectotype
Jul 1, 1933 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321828 isolectotype
Jul 1, 1933 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321828 isolectotype
Jul 1, 1933 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321828 isolectotype
Jul 1, 1933 André, E.F. [1764], Colombia K000321828 isolectotype
Steyermark, J.A. [928], Venezuela K000321824 isotype

First published in J. Bot. 26: 143 (1888)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.

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/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Galvis-Rueda, M., Morales, M.E. (2010). Páramos de Boyacá, Flora representativa. (1st ed.). Tunja Corporación Autónoma Regional de Boyacá.

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 K000321828
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321827
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321824
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321823
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321801
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321826
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321825
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000321800
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000584931

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

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
ColPlantA database
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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/