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Pitcairnia corallina

Pitcairnia corallina

Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Pitcairnia
Species: Pitcairnia corallina
Varieties: P. c. var. corallina – P. c. var. viridis

Pitcairnia corallina Linden & André

Hepetis corallina (Linden & André) Mez in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 973 (1896).
Pepinia corallina (Linden & André) G.S.Varad. & Gilmartin, Syst. Bot. 13: 297 (1988).

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Southern America
Colombia to Peru and N. Brazil

Pitcairnia corallina

Pitcairnia corallina, Photo: Michael Lahanas

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

Linden, J.J. & André, É.F., (1873) La Belgique Horticole; Annales de Botanique et d'Horticulture 23:112.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Pitcairnia corallina in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Pitcairnia corallina. Published online. Accessed: Jun 28 2019.
The Plant List 2013. Pitcairnia corallina in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 28. 2019. Pitcairnia corallina. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Jun 28.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Pitcairnia corallina in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-nApr-12.

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