Bromelia


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the type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx

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Phytotelmatocladius delarosai: ARGENTINA, Buenos Aires province, La Plata, ex Bromelia balansae Mez at the Jardin Botanico y Arboretum, Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias y Forestales (FCAyF) (UNLP), S 34.
Positive correlations also can lack obvious explanation, such as that of the bromeliad Bromelia pinguin (Bromeliaceae) with Scaly-naped Pigeon, Prairie Warbler, and Ovenbird.
Fauna fitotelmata en las bromelias Aechmea fendleri Andrey Hohenbergia stellata Schult del Parque Nacional San Esteban, Venezuela.
In the Serra do Japi, the only terrestrial bromeliad encountered was Bromelia antiacantha; this species was the only one of all the bromeliads that did not form phytotelmata (i.
Gross & 12 3 2 1 Rauh Billbergia violacea Beer 700 3 1 1 Bromelia balansae Mez 400 2 1 1 Bromelia hieronymi Mez 250 2 1 1 Bromelia serra Griseb.
The understory is mainly composed of ferns (Acrosticum aureum) and "pinuela" Bromelia plumieri (Rico-Gray 1990).
nudicaulis, and Bromelia plumieri), eight species of Pitcairnioideae (Brocchinia micrantha, B.
Although spiders generally do not have a strong association with the plants on which they live, the jumping spider Psecas chapoda inhabits and breeds on Bromelia balansae (Bromeliaceae).
Pereira & Leme, Nidularium antoineanum Wawra, as well as dense clumps of Bromelia sp.
From the 3 plates of bromeliads in this work I chose Bromelia commeliniana, a species named by de Vriese in 1844 after Caspar Commelin, a professor of botany in Amsterdam at the end of the 17th and beginning of the 18th century.
Hohenbergia, Dyckia, Orthophytum, Aechmeas, Bromelia etc.
It contains a plate of Aechmea aquilega, by Reichenbach incorrectly labeled Bromelia paniculigera Swartz (that one is a synonym now of Aechmea paniculigera).
Several other Bromelioidae genera are handled with notes and illustrations of Araeococcus, Ananas, Fosterella, Billbergia, Bromelia, Canistrum, Cryptanthus, Hohenbergia, Orthophytum and others.
In the key to genera, and in the generic description for Bromelia, the rosette of leaves is characterized as forming a tank, a condition not associated with the genus, and for a neophyte this would likely lead to identifying a Bromelia specimen as Acanthostachys when using this key.