Family  Bromeliaceae Juss., nom. cons.


Family number: 2935    Last Updated: 12-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 59
Type genus: Bromelia L.
Comments: monocot

Complete list of genera

References for family:

  • Schulte, K. et al. 2009. Phylogeny of Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae) inferred from nuclear and plastid DNA loci reveals the evolution of the tank habit within the subfamily. Molec. Phylogenet. Evol. 51:327-339.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
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Accessed 20 April 2019.