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Taxon: Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay

Genus: Puya
Family: Bromeliaceae subfamily: Puyoideae.
Nomen number: 30383
Place of publication: Fl. chil. 6:12. 1854
Name verified on: 23-May-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 06-May-1998
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Chile [s.-c.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(1):185.
  • Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986–. European garden flora.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay:

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Puya alpestris cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?30383 (29 August 2014)

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