Brocchinia micrantha

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Brocchinia micrantha


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Brocchinioideae
Genus: Brocchinia
Species: Brocchinia micrantha


Brocchinia micrantha (Baker) Mez in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 464 (1894).


  • Basionym
    • Cordyline micrantha Baker, Gard. Chron., n.s., 14: 243 (1880).
  • Heterotypic
    • Brocchinia cordylinoides Baker, J. Bot. 20: 330 (1882).
    • Brocchinia demerarensis Anon., Gard. Chron., n.s., 24: 183 (1885).
    • Brocchinia andreana Baker, Handb. Bromel.: 88 (1889).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela (Bolívar), E. Guyana

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



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