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H Puya alpestris (Poepp.) Gay is an accepted name

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

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 259955) with original publication details: Fl. Chil. 6: 12 1854.

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
Pitcairnia alpestris (Poepp.) L.H.Bailey Synonym H WCSP
Pourretia alpestris Poepp. Synonym H WCSP
Puya whytei Hook.f. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-259955, and has not been changed.