Neoglaziovia

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Neoglaziova
Neoglaziovia concolor CBM.png
Neoglaziovia concolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Neoglaziova
Neoglaziovia variegata

Neoglaziova is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus is named in honor of Auguste François Marie Glaziou, French landscape architect and bromeliad collector (1833-1906).[1]

Species[edit]

Cultivation and uses[edit]

The species Neoglaziovia variegata has been, and continues to be, an important part of localized markets in South America where its fibers are woven into fabric, netting and rope.[2][3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bromeliad Info - Genera Etymology
  2. ^ Neoglaziovia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia
  3. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Article

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