Family  Bromeliaceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 169    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 60
Type genus: Bromelia L.
Comments: monocot family

Complete list of genera


  1. Givnish, T. J. et al. 2007. Phylogeny, adaptive radiation, and historical biogeography of Bromeliaceae inferred from ndhF sequence data. Aliso 23:3-26.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 10 July 2020.