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Synonyms for Bromeliaceae

a family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance

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However, bromeliads were used in higher proportion than expected according to their availability at San Javier while the other substrates (including P.
The BSI does not generate operating profits sufficient to fund significant conservation efforts--a recent grant of $500 to the German Bromeliad Society for ex-situ conservation effectively halved our conservation funds received over the past three years.
A total of 35 Vaejovis franckei Sissom 1989 was found in 19 of the 373 sampled bromeliads.
The Aechmea Blue Rain, left, is rarer than other bromeliads and has to be misted heavily at least once a day.
Bromeliads are distinguished by a spiral arrangement of leaves called a rosette and tiny scales on their leaves called trichomes, which aid in water absorption.
Bromeliads are ideal for the bathroom - they love the steam
This provided the students with their first look at where their food was actually grown The students continued through the pine forests, identifying the bromeliads and orchids they passed.
buttresses, stilt (or prop) roots, epiphytes, orchid, bromeliads 4.
Bromeliads are ideal houseplants--they thrive on neglect, yet their blooms can last as long as 12 weeks.
After flowering, many of the bromeliads produce off-shoots.
These tadpoles grow up in water that pools in the straplike leaves of tree-clinging bromeliads.
We also made a short visit to Lankaster Gardens, with its hundreds of varieties of orchids and branch-hugging epiphytic bromeliads, plus one unfriendly tarantula.
The dinosaurs will be seen munching among unique specimens include cypress-like conifer mangroves, giant bromeliads, descendants of the first true flowers, giant horsetail ferns, monkey puzzle trees and parasol trees -- an exotic looking member of the chocolate family.