Nidularium

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Nidularium
Nidularium fulgens HabitusInflorescence BotGardBln090f6.JPG
Nidularium fulgens in bloom
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Nidularium
Synonyms[1]
  • Aregelia Kuntze
  • Gemellaria Pinel ex Lem.
  • Canistropsis (Mez) Leme

Nidularium is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. Named to describe the nestling characteristic of the inflorescence (Lat. nidulus = little nest), all the species are endemic to Brazil.[1][2][3] Commonly confused with Neoregelia which they resemble, this plant group was first described in 1854.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ BROMELIACEAE DA MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA retrieved 22 October 2009
  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. ^ Lemaire, (Antoine) Charles. 1854. Jardin Fleuriste 4: t. 411, Misc. 60

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