Fosterella

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Fosterella
Fosterella micrantha HabitusInflorescence BotGard0406a.jpg
Fosterella micrantha
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Fosterella
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Fosterella is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. It contains 31 recognized species, 30 native to central and western South America, one to Mesoamerica.[1][2][3][4][5] The genus is named after Mulford B. Foster, American horticulturist and collector (1888-1978).

Species[edit]

  1. Fosterella albicans (Grisebach) L.B. Smith - Bolivia, Argentina
  2. Fosterella aletroides (L.B. Smith) L.B. Smith - Peru
  3. Fosterella batistana Ibisch, Leme & J.Peters - Pará
  4. Fosterella caulescens Rauh - Bolivia
  5. Fosterella chaparensis Ibisch, R. Vásquez & E. Gross - Bolivia
  6. Fosterella christophii Ibisch, R.Vásquez & J.Peters - Bolivia
  7. Fosterella cotacajensis Kessler, Ibisch & E. Gross - Bolivia
  8. Fosterella elviragrossiae Ibisch, R.Vásquez & J.Peters - Bolivia
  9. Fosterella floridensis Ibisch, R. Vásquez & E. Gross - Bolivia
  10. Fosterella gracilis (Rusby) L.B. Smith - Bolivia
  11. Fosterella graminea (L.B. Smith) L.B. Smith - Bolivia
  12. Fosterella hatschbachii L.B. Smith & R.W. Read - Mato Grosso
  13. Fosterella heterophylla Rauh - Bolivia
  14. Fosterella kroemeri Ibisch, R.Vásquez & J.Peters - Bolivia
  15. Fosterella micrantha (Lindley) L.B. Smith - Mexico (Nuevo León, Veracruz, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Guerrero), Guatemala, El Salvador
  16. Fosterella nicoliana J.Peters & Ibisch - Peru
  17. Fosterella pearcei (Baker) L.B. Smith - Bolivia
  18. Fosterella penduliflora (C.H. Wright) L.B. Smith - Bolivia, Peru, Argentina
  19. Fosterella petiolata (Mez) L.B. Smith - Bolivia, Peru
  20. Fosterella rexiae Ibisch, R. Vásquez & E. Gross - Bolivia
  21. Fosterella robertreadii Ibisch & J. Peters - Peru
  22. Fosterella rojasii (L.B. Smith) L.B. Smith - Paraguay, Bolivia
  23. Fosterella rusbyi (Mez) L.B. Smith - Bolivia, Peru
  24. Fosterella schidosperma (Baker) L.B. Smith - Peru
  25. Fosterella spectabilis H. Luther - Bolivia
  26. Fosterella vasquezii E. Gross & Ibisch - Bolivia
  27. Fosterella villosula (Harms) L.B. Smith - Bolivia
  28. Fosterella weberbaueri (Mez) L.B. Smith - Bolivia, Peru
  29. Fosterella weddelliana (Brongniart ex Baker) L.B. Smith - Bolivia
  30. Fosterella windischii L.B. Smith & R.W. Read - Mato Grosso, Bolivia
  31. Fosterella yuvinkae Ibisch, R. Vásquez, E. Gross & S. Reichle - Bolivia

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Davidse, G., M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater. 1994. Alismataceae a Cyperaceae. 6: i–xvi, 1–543. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez & A.O. Chater (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D. F.
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ Smith, L.B. & R. J. Downs. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae), Part I. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 14(1): 1–660.
  5. ^ Peters, J., Vásquez, R., Osinaga, A., Leme, E., Weising, K. & Ibisch, P.L. (2008). Towards a taxonomic revision of the genus Fosterella (Bromeliaceae). Selbyana 29: 182-194.

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