Aechmea dealbata

Aechmea dealbata, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Commelinidae
Ordo: Poales
Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Bromelioideae
Genus: Aechmea
Species: Aechmea dealbata

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Aechmea dealbata is a bromeliad in the subfamily Bromelioideae. This plant species has spiny green foliage with a complex pink and purple inflorescence. It is epiphytic but will grow in soil and is commonly cultivated. This species is endemic to Brazil.

Cultivars

* Aechmea 'Bill Hobbs'
* Aechmea 'Electrica (Electra)'
* Aechmea 'Fireman Sam'
* Aechmea 'Margarita L.'
* Aechmea 'Morris Henry Hobbs'
* Aechmea 'Ralph Davis'

References

* BROMELIACEAE DA MATA ATLĂ‚NTICA BRASILEIRA retrieved 22 October 2009
* BSI Cultivar Registry Retrieved 11 October 2009

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