Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker, J. Bot. 17: 231 1879. (syn: Aechmea fasciata var. fasciata ; Aechmea fasciata var. flavivittata Reitz; Aechmea fasciata var. pruinosa Reitz; Aechmea fasciata var. purpurea (Guillon) Mez; Aechmea hamata Mez; Aechmea leopoldii Baker; Aechmea rhodocyanea (Lem.) Wawra ex Mez; Billbergia fasciata Lindl.; Billbergia glazioviana Regel; Billbergia glaziovii Regel; Billbergia rhodocyanea Lem.; Billbergia rhodocyanea var. purpurea Guillon; Hohenbergia fasciata (Lindl.) Schult. & Schult.f.; Hoplophytum fasciatum (Lindl.) Beer; Platyaechmea fasciata (Lindl.) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress; Platyaechmea fasciata var. flavivittata (Reitz) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress; Platyaechmea fasciata var. pruinosa (Reitz) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress; Platyaechmea fasciata var. purpurea (Guillon) L.B.Sm. & W.J.Kress; Tillandsia bracteata Vell.);
Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) as per WCSP;
Common name: Silver Vase Bromeliad, Urn Plant

Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker ?? : 6 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (2)
Location: Soureni, India
Date: 6 May 2018
Altitude: 4200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated


SK1467 23 Sep 2018 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) – around 600 kb each.

Location: Hong Kong Park  
Date: 15 August 2018
Elevation: 200 ft.
Habit : Cultivated

a bromeliad Bromeliaceae family, a very popular houseplant in usa and uk. now it seems HongKong too. binomial: Aechmea fasciata
MoBotG has a nice page as does FOI. we have some bromeliads, but not this one. would be a nice addition

Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker. Thank you …


Aechmea fasciata from California-GS28042022-8: 3 high res. images.
Aechmea fasciata, photographed from Sunnyvale, California, 30-11-2010