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H Billbergia distachya (Vell.) Mez is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 221543) with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 3(3): 417 1892.

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


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Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Billbergia amoena var. cernua Beer ex E.Morren Synonym L WCSP
Billbergia bakeri E.Morren Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia bakeri var. straussiana Wittm. Synonym L WCSP
Billbergia burchellii Baker Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia caespitosa Lindm. Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia distachya var. straussiana (Wittm.) L.B.Sm. Synonym L WCSP
Billbergia ensifolia Baker Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia pallescens Baker Synonym H WCSP
Billbergia regeliana Mez Synonym H WCSP
Pitcairnia distachya (Vell.) Beer Synonym H WCSP
Tillandsia distachya Vell. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-221543, and has not been changed.