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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Mexico to Tropical America.

Native to:

Bahamas, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, French Guiana, Guyana, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Wittmackia Mez appears in other Kew resources:

First published in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 274 (1891)

Not accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Aechmea.]

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