Aechmea pineliana

Aechmea pineliana, Photo: Michael Lahanas

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


Aechmea pineliana is a bromeliad typical of Atlantic Forest vegetation in Brazil, specially in following states: EspĂ­rito Santo, Minas Gerais, and Rio de Janeiro. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, and it is often used as an ornamental plant.

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