Deuterocohnia

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Deuterocohnia
Deuterocohnia lorentziana BotGardBln310505a.jpg
Deuterocohnia lorentziana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Deuterocohnia
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Synonyms[1]

Deuterocohnia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Tillandsioideae, endemic to South America.[1] The genus is named for Ferdinand Julius Cohn, German botanist and bacteriologist.[2]

Plants once described as belonging to the genus Abromeitiella have been reevaluated and reclassified within Deuterocohnia following modern DNA analysis.[3]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bromeliad Info - Genera Etymology
  3. ^ Key To The Genera Of Bromeliaceae

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