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Nidularium billbergioides

Nidularium billbergioides, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Bromelioideae
Genus: Nidularium
Species: Nidularium billbergioides

Nidularium billbergioides (Schult. & Schult.f.) L.B.Sm., Contr. Gray Herb. 95: 42 (1931).

Hohenbergia billbergioides Schult. & Schult.f. in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 7: 1253 (1830).
Aechmea billbergioides (Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker, Handb. Bromel.: 38 (1889).
Canistropsis billbergioides (Schult. & Schult.f.) Leme, Canistropsis - Bromeliads Atlantic Forest: 45 (1998).
Tillandsia terminalis Vell., Fl. Flumin. 3: 137, t. 143 (1829), provisionally listed as a synonym.
Hohenbergia terminalis (Vell.) Beer, Fam. Bromel.: 73 (1856).
Tillandsia citrina Burch. ex Baker, J. Bot. 17: 235 (1879).
Nidularium bracteatum Mez in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 3(3): 224 (1891).
Nidularium parviflorum Lindm., Kongl. Svenska Vetensk. Acad. Handl., n.s., 24(8): 17 (1891).
Nidularium citrinum Mez, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 17: 113 (1921).
Nidularium citrinum (Burch. ex Baker) Mez in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 32: 60 (1935), nom. illeg.
Nidularium billbergioides var. citrinum (Burch. ex Baker) Reitz, Sellowia 14: 106 (1962).
Nidularium billbergioides f. azureum E.Pereira & Leme, Bradea 4: 235 (1986).
Canistropsis billbergioides f. azurea (E.Pereira & Leme) Leme, Canistropsis - Bromeliads Atlantic Forest: 50 (1998).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Brazil (SE. Bahia to Santa Catarina)

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

Smith, L.B., (1931) Contr. Gray Herb. 95: 42.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Nidularium billbergioides in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Nidularium billbergioides. Published online. Accessed: Jun 24 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Nidularium billbergioides in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 24. 2019. Nidularium billbergioides. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 24.

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