Aechmea sphaerocephala

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Aechmea sphaerocephala


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. Chevaliera
Species: Aechmea sphaerocephala


  • Aechmea sphaerocephala (Gaudich.) Baker, J. Bot. 17: 162. 1879.
    • Type: Gaudich., Voy. Bonite, Bot. 3: t. 61. 1843.


  • Homotypic
    • Chevaliera sphaerocephala Gaudich., Voy. Bonite, Bot. 3: t. 61. 1843.
  • Heterotypic
    • Aechmea gigantea (Maury) Baker, Handb. Bromel. 65. 1889, comb. illeg.
    • Chevaliera gigantea Maury, Bull. Assoc. Franç. (Congr. de Toulouse) 1887: 556. 1888.

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Brazil (Espírito Santo to Rio de Janeiro)

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



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