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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Billbergia iridifolia (Nees & Mart.) Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1894 s.coll. [s.n.] K000976672
Chelsea, W.B. [s.n.] K000976668
s.coll. [s.n.] K000976671
s.coll. [s.n.] K000976670
Mueller, F. [4], Brazil K000976669

First published in Bot. Reg. 13: t. 1068 (1827)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • 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.
  • Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism Selbyana 27: 107-146.
  • 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.
  • Wendt, T., do Santos Coser, T., Fernandes, H.B. & Martinelli, G. (2010). Bromaliaceae do município de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo: lista de espécies, distribuição, Conservação e comentérios taxonômicos Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão 27: 21-53.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • 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.

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