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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, Mexico to Tropical America.
Pitcairnia L'Hér.

Native to:

Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Pitcairnia L'Hér. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1969 Prance, G.T. [6021], Brazil K000973248
Alexander [1146], Ecuador 74614.000
74907.000
Madson, M.T. [6682], Brazil K000973247
Martinelli, G. [7613], Brazil K000973245
Irwin, H.S. [27862], Brazil K000973246

First published in Sert. Angl.: 7 (1789)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Sert. Angl. 7, t .11 (1789), nom. cons.

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