Fascicularia

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Fascicularia
Fascicularia bicolor (hozdiamant) 001.jpg
Fascicularia bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Fascicularia
Mez
Binomial name
Fascicularia bicolor
(Ruiz & Pav.) Mez
Synonyms[1]
  • Bromelia bicolor Ruiz & Pav.
  • Billbergia bicolor (Ruiz & Pav.) Schult. & Schult.f.
  • Rhodostachys bicolor (Ruiz & Pav.) Baker
  • Hechtia joinvillei Rivière
  • Billbergia joinvillei (Rivière) Van Houtte ex E.Morren
  • Bromelia joinvillei (Rivière) E.Morren ex C.Morren
  • Rhodostachys albobracteata Baker
  • Rhodostachys joinvillei (Rivière) Baker
  • Rhodostachys micrantha Phil.
  • Fascicularia parviflora Mez
  • Fascicularia kirchhoffiana (Wittm.) Mez
  • Fascicularia micrantha (Phil.) Mez

Fascicularia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus name is from the Latin “fasciculus” (bundle) and “arius” (pertaining to)[2]

Only one species is known, Fascicularia bicolor. It is indigenous to Chile and reportedly naturalized in France and Great Britain.[1] In the wild, all Fascicularias are either terrestrial or saxicolous (growing on rocks).

Subpecies[edit]

Two subspecies are recognized:

  • Fascicularia bicolor subsp. bicolor
  • Fascicularia bicolor subsp. canaliculata E.C.Nelson & Zizka

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ http://www.bsi.org/brom_info/genera.html

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