The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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L Aechmea recurvata var. benrathii (Mez) Reitz is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of an infraspecific taxon* of the species Aechmea recurvata (Klotzsch) L.B.Sm. in the genus Aechmea (family Bromeliaceae).

* The Plant List does not attempt to include all infraspecific taxa

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 218218) with original publication details: Anais Bot. Herb. "Barbosa Rodrigues" 4: 30 1952.

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


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Aechmea benrathii Mez Synonym H WCSP
Aechmea rupestris F.Muell. ex Ule [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Ortgiesia recurvata var. benrathii (Mez) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress Synonym L WCSP

The species Aechmea recurvata (Klotzsch) L.B.Sm. has a further 15 synonyms.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218218, and has not been changed.