Hechtia

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Hechtia
Hechtia guatemalensis (TS) 1-00001.jpg
Hechtia guatemalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Pitcairnioideae
Genus: Hechtia
Klotzsch
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Bakerantha L.B.Sm.
Bakeria André
Niveophyllum Matuda[1]

Hechtia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The genus is named for Julius Gottfried Conrad Hecht (1771-1837), German counselor to the King of Prussia.[2] Except for H. gayorum, the plants of this genus are dioecious.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genus: Hecthia Klotzsch". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1996-09-17. Retrieved 2011-04-01. 
  2. ^ Gledhill, D. (2008). The Names of Plants (4 ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 193. ISBN 978-0-521-86645-3. 

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