African Plant Database

Pitcairnia L'Hér.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : see more in the book
Ecology : A genus of c. 280 species in Mexico, Central America, West Indies, South America except Chile and Uruguay. Only one species native in W Africa, discovered in 1937 by the French botanist Henri Jacques-Félix (1907-2008!).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1995). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Monocotyledones: Limnocharitaceae à Poaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 3: 33
  • Trop. Afr. Flow. Plants (Ecol. Distr.) 7: 164 (2012).
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carte afrique num 193765
Record n°193765 modified 2008-12-27
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