A Taxonomic Revision of the Mexican Genus Bakerantha (Hechtioideae, Bromeliaceae)

  • Katya J. Romero-Soler Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
  • Ivón M. Ramírez-Morillo Centro de Investigación Científica de Yucatán, A. C.
  • Claudia T. Hornung-Leoni Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
  • Manuel González Ledesma Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo
Keywords: Bakerantha, Bromeliaceae, endemism, herbs, IUCN, Mexico, monocots


A taxonomic revision of the Mexican genus Bakerantha L. B. Sm. is here presented. Each species entry includes full nomenclature, a morphological description, distributional and phenological data, a discussion of affinities, illustrations, and a conservation assessment according to IUCN criteria. An artificial key is also included to identify live as well as herbarium specimens of all taxa.