Cryptanthus bromelioides

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Cryptanthus bromelioides


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Bromelioideae
Genus: Cryptanthus
Species: Cryptanthus bromelioides


Cryptanthus bromelioides Otto & A.Dietr., Allg. Gartenzeitung 4: 298 (1836).


  • Homotypic
    • Cryptanthus acaulis var. bromelioides (Otto & A.Dietr.) Mez in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 55 (1896).
  • Heterotypic
    • Cryptanthus diversifolius Beer, Fam. Bromel.: 76 (1856).
    • Cryptanthus acaulis var. diversifolius (Beer) Mez in Candolle & Candolle, Monogr. Phan. 9: 55 (1896).
    • Cryptanthus carnosus Mez, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 16: 2 (1919).
    • Cryptanthus bromelioides var. tricolor M.B.Foster, Bull. Bromeliad Soc. 3: 30 (1953).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional:Brazil
      • Brazil (Rio de Janeiro)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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