Studies on the Flora of the Guianas No. 90: Checklist of Bromeliaceae of the Guianas with Notes on Critical Species


French Guiana

How to Cite

Gouda, E. J. (1999). Studies on the Flora of the Guianas No. 90: Checklist of Bromeliaceae of the Guianas with Notes on Critical Species. Selbyana, 20(1), 30–39. Retrieved from


An updated checklist of Bromeliaceae in the Guianas includes plants of Guyana (GU), Surinam (SU), and French Guiana (FG). The checklist is based on collections from the herbaria at Utrecht University (U), the New York Botanical Garden (NY), and the Smithsonian Institution (US). Of the 13 new country records reported (GU-7, SU-1, FG-5), nine are new for the overall Guianas region. Notes on critical or poorly known species are presented, along with three new synonyms, two in Aechmea and one in Disteganthus.


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