Aechmea mexicana

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Aechmea mexicana


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Subgenus: A. subg. Podaechmea
Species: Aechmea mexicana


  • Aechmea mexicana Baker, J. Bot. 17: 165 (1879).


  • Homotypic
    • Podaechmea mexicana (Baker) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress, Phytologia 69: 271 (1990).
  • Heterotypic
    • Hoplophytum grande É.Morren ex Baker, Handb. Bromel.: 50 (1889).
    • Aechmea bernoulliana Wittm., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 32 (1891).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Belize; Colombia; Costa Rica; Ecuador; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panam
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional:Mexico
      • Mexico Central; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Northeast; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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