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H Aechmea contracta (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) Baker is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Aechmea (family Bromeliaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 217903) with original publication details: J. Bot. 17: 234 1879.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aechmea trigona E.Pereira Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia contracta Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f. Synonym H WCSP
Platyaechmea contracta (Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-217903, and has not been changed.