The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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H Aechmea sphaerocephala (Gaudich.) 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 218259) with original publication details: J. Bot. 17: 162 1879.

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
Billbergia gigantea hort. ex Baker Synonym M TRO
Chevaliera gigantea Maury Synonym H WCSP
Chevaliera sphaerocephala Gaudich. Synonym H WCSP
Chevaliera sphaerocephala (Baker) L.B. Sm. & W.J. Kress Synonym M TRO
Hoplophytum giganteum E. Morren ex Baker Synonym M TRO

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-218259, and has not been changed.