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Biogeographical Region:
84 - Brazil Northeast  Search this
Collector:
Robert W. Read  Search this
Gilbert S. Daniels  Search this
Type Status:
Holotype
Type Citation:
Smith, L. B. & Read, R. W. 1989. Bradea. 5: 302.
Place:
Near Jequie on massive granite dome., Bahia, Brazil, South America - Neotropics
Collection Date:
18 Jan 1975
Specimen Count:
1
Notes:
Protologue cites holotype at RBG (and isotype at US), but illustrates (p. 311) with photo of USNH 2855941, annotated as "holotype" by L.B. Smith. A second (bulky) specimen, USNH 2855942, is also annotated "holotype" by L.B. Smith. A third US sheet, USNH 2830258, was annotated as "type" by Read (1989), later altered to "iso"type (L.B. Smith script?) and also "sheet 2" (also L.B. Smith script) but with no correspondingly annotated "sheet 1".
Record Last Modified:
29 Aug 2016
Taxonomy:
Plantae Monocotyledonae Bromeliales Bromeliaceae
Published Name:
Encholirium brachypodum L.B. Sm. & Read
Barcode:
00170205
USNM Number:
2855941
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Data Source:
NMNH - Botany Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhbotany_2089081