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

Native to:

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

Vriesea Lindl. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Edwards, P.J. [1121], Guyana 76551.000

First published in Edwards's Bot. Reg. 29: t. 10 (1843)

Accepted by

  • Barfuss, M.H.J., Samuel, R., Till, W. & Stussy, T.F. (2005). Phylogenetic relationships in subfamily Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae) based in DNA sequence data from seven placid regions American journal of botany 92: 337-351.
  • Barfuss, M.H.J., Till, W., Leme, E.M.C., Pinzón, J.P., Manzanares, J.M., Halbritter, H., Samuel, R. & Brown, G.K. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Bromeliaceae subfam. Tillandsioideae based on multi-locus DNA sequence phylogeny and morphology Phytotaxa 279: 1-97.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
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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/
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