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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (Bahia).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast

Encholirium maximum Forzza & Leme appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2000 Forzza, R.C., Amorim, A.C. [1234], Brazil K000433001 isotype
Jan 1, 2000 Forzza, R.C., Amorim, A.C. [1234], Brazil K000433002 isotype

First published in Selbyana 23: 202 (2002)

Accepted by

  • Campostrini Forzza, R. (2005). Revisão taxonômica de Encholirium Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f. (Pitcairnioideae - Bromeliaceae) Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 23: 1-49.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Versieux, L.M., Wendt, T., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Campostrini Forzza, R. (2005). Revisão taxonômica de Encholirium Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f. (Pitcairnioideae - Bromeliaceae) Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 23: 1-49.

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