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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Billbergia morelii Brongn. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 12, 1901 Elwes, H.J. [s.n.] K000976709
Jan 1, 1894 Glaziou, A. [15478], Brazil K000976712
Harley, R.M. [17522], Bahia K000294632
s.coll. [s.n.] K000976710
Bahia K000322275 Unknown type material
Macleay, G. [s.n.] K000976711
Glaziou [16438] K000976713
Strickland, C. [s.n.] K000976714
Harley, R.M. [17522], Bahia K000294633

First published in Portef. Hort. 2: 97 (1848)

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., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.

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