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Hechtia stenopetala

Hechtia stenopetala, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Hechtioideae
Genus: Hechtia
Species: Hechtia stenopetala

Hechtia stenopetala Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeitung 3: 402 (1835).

Hechtia besseriana J.Verschaff., Nursery Cat. (Jean Verschaffelt) 17: 18 (1874).
Hechtia cordylinoides Baker, Bot. Mag. 107: t. 6554 (1881

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Regional: Mexico
Mexico (Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla)

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

Klotzsch, J.F., 1835. Allg. Gartenzeitung 3: 40.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Hechtia stenopetala in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 26. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Hechtia stenopetala. Published online. Accessed: Jun 26 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Hechtia stenopetala in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 26. 2019. Hechtia stenopetala. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 26.

Vernacular names

Hechtia stenopetala is a species of bromeliad plant that is endemic to Mexico.

Hechtia besseriana Verschaff.
Hechtia cordylinoides Baker

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