Cottendorfia

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Cottendorfia florida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Cottendorfia
Schult. & Schult.f.
Species: C. florida
Binomial name
Cottendorfia florida
Schult. & Schult.f.

Cottendorfia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The genus name is for Johann Georg Freiherr Cotta von Cottendorf, German patron of the sciences (1796-1863).

There is only one known species, Cottendorfia florida, endemic to northeastern Brazil (Bahia and Piauí).[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Smith, L.B. & R. J. Downs. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae), Part I. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 14(1): 1–660.
  3. ^ Versieux, L.M., Wendt, T., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço. Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.
  4. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

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