Bromelia balansae

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Bromelia balansae


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Bromelioideae
Genus: Bromelia
Species: Bromelia balansae



Bromelia balansae Mez in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 181 (1891).


  • Heterotypic
    • Karatas guianensis Baker, Handb. Bromel.: 26 (1889), pro syn.
    • Bromelia argentina Baker, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1892: 194 (1892).
    • Bromelia balansae var. tricolor M.B.Foster, Bull. Bromeliad Soc. 15: 127 (1965).
    • Bromelia balansae f. tricolor (M.B.Foster) L.B.Sm., Phytologia 15: 170 (1967).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Argentina Northeast; Bolivia; Brazil North; Brazil South; Brazil Southeast; Brazil West-Central; Colombia; Paraguay

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



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