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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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This new version of Bromeliad is in a single movement with a three-part structure.
The outer foliage portions of the Inday Sara Bromeliad are layered and turn bright fuchsia pink and has a register number 14854.
The bromeliads had an average height (root base to shoot tip) of 76.22 cm and an average of 0.862 [m.sup.2] of foliar cover.
Field observations since 2010 have not indicated any reduction in damage caused to bromeliad populations by the weevil, even in the most northern part of the bromeliads' range.
In addition, several species of Sesarmidae live in phytotelmata; for example, Labuanium rotundatum Hess, 1865) is associated with treeholes (NG & LIU, 2003), Metopaulias depressus, Rathbun, 1896 and Armases angustipes, Dana, 1852 live in bromeliads (DIESEL, 1989, 1992, 1997), and Scandarma lintou, Schubart et al., 2003, Labuanium scandens Ng & Liu, 2003, Labuanium gracilipes H.
Microbial activities and foliar uptake of nitrogen in the epiphytic bromeliad Vriesea gigantean.
A melanistic female Amazon red squirrel made her nest 3.6 m above ground inside a bromeliad that surrounded the trunk of the tree.
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.
The percentage of occupancy differed among sampling localities (8% in Pena Prieta, 24% in Petenera and 3% in El Cerezal; [X.sup.2.sub.2] = 14.88, P = 0.006, n = 167), while the average abundance of scorpions per bromeliad did not differ significantly among sites (Pena Prieta = 1.3 [+ or -] 0.6, Petenera = 2.1 [+ or -] 1.3 and Cerezal 1.0; ANOVA, [F.sub.8,16] = 1.1, P = 0.4).
The lack of data about propagation and cultivation techniques has discouraged bromeliad production, and often species are commercialized that have been extracted from their environment (Melo, 1996).