Pitcairnia caricifolia

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Pitcairnia caricifolia


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Pitcairnia
Species: Pitcairnia caricifolia
Varieties: P. c. var. caricifolia – P. c. var. macrantha


Pitcairnia caricifolia Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1242 (1830).


  • Homotypic
    • Hepetis caricifolia (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Mez in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 973 (1896).
    • Pepinia caricifolia (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) G.S.Varad. & Gilmartin, Syst. Bot. 13: 297 (1988).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Bolivia; Brazil North; Colombia; French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela

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



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