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

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Billbergia saundersii W.Bull appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2005 Foster, M.B. [2447], Bahia K000294635 holotype
Jan 1, 2005 Foster, M.B. [2447], Bahia K000294634 holotype
Storr [72], Bahia K000294619
Strang, H.E. [185], Brazil K000976693

First published in Gard. Chron., n.s., 1: 78 (1874)

Accepted by

  • 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.

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Billbergia chlorostica.]

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Versieux, L.M. & Wendt, T. (2006). Checklist of Bromeliaceae of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with notes on taxonomy and endemism Selbyana 27: 107-146.

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