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


  1. 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).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 19 October 2019.