Vriesea elata

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Vriesea elata


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Tillandsioideae
Tribus: Vrieseeae
Genus: Vriesea
Species: Vriesea elata



Vriesea elata (Baker) L.B.Sm., Phytologia 5: 288 (1955).


  • Basionym
    • Tillandsia elata Baker, J. Bot. 26: 46 (1888).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tillandsia exaltata Mez in A.L.P.P.de Candolle & A.C.P.de Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 766 (1896).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • NW. Venezuela
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Colombia; Ecuador

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



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