Orthophytum

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Orthophytum
Orthophytum amoenum.jpg
Orthophytum amoenum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Orthophytum
Synonyms[1]

Orthophytum (Greek "ortho" = straight and "phytum" = plant) is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. All the species are endemic to eastern Brazil.[1][2][3]

Species[edit]

  1. Orthophytum albopictum Philcox
  2. Orthophytum alvimii W. Weber
  3. Orthophytum amoenum (Ule) L.B. Smith
  4. Orthophytum atalaiense J.A. Siqueira & Leme
  5. Orthophytum benzingii Leme & H. Luther
  6. Orthophytum boudetianum Leme & L. Kollmann
  7. Orthophytum braunii Leme
  8. Orthophytum burle-marxii L.B. Smith & R.W. Read
  9. Orthophytum catingae Leme
  10. Orthophytum compactum L.B. Smith
  11. Orthophytum conquistense Leme & M. Machado
  12. Orthophytum disjunctum L.B. Smith
  13. Orthophytum duartei L.B. Smith
  14. Orthophytum eddie-estevesii Leme
  15. Orthophytum estevesii (Rauh) Leme
  16. Orthophytum falconii Leme
  17. Orthophytum foliosum L.B. Smith
  18. Orthophytum fosterianum L.B. Smith
  19. Orthophytum glabrum (Mez) Mez
  20. Orthophytum grossiorum Leme & Paula
  21. Orthophytum gurkenii Hutchison
  22. Orthophytum harleyi Leme & M. Machado
  23. Orthophytum hatschbachii Leme
  24. Orthophytum heleniceae Leme
  25. Orthophytum horridum Leme
  26. Orthophytum humile L.B. Smith
  27. Orthophytum itambensis (Versieux & Leme) Louzada & Versieux
  28. Orthophytum jabrense G.S. Baracho & J.A. Siqueira
  29. Orthophytum lanuginosum Leme & Paula
  30. Orthophytum lemei E. Pereira & I.A. Penna
  31. Orthophytum leprosum (Mez) Mez
  32. Orthophytum lucidum Leme & H. Luther
  33. Orthophytum lymanianum E. Pereira & I.A. Penna
  34. Orthophytum macroflorum Leme & M. Machado
  35. Orthophytum magalhaesii L.B. Smith
  36. Orthophytum maracasense L.B. Smith
  37. Orthophytum mello-barretoi L.B. Smith
  38. Orthophytum mucugense Wanderley & Conceição
  39. Orthophytum navioides (L.B. Smith) L.B. Smith
  40. Orthophytum pseudovagans Leme & L. Kollmann
  41. Orthophytum riocontense Leme
  42. Orthophytum rubiginosum Leme
  43. Orthophytum rubrum L.B. Smith
  44. Orthophytum sanctum L.B. Smith
  45. Orthophytum saxicola (Ule) L.B. Smith
  46. Orthophytum schultzianum Leme & M. Machado
  47. Orthophytum striatifolium Leme & L. Kollmann
  48. Orthophytum sucrei H. Luther
  49. Orthophytum supthutii E. Gross & Barthlott
  50. Orthophytum toscanoi Leme
  51. Orthophytum triunfense J.A. Siqueira & Leme
  52. Orthophytum vagans M.B. Foster
  53. Orthophytum zanonii Leme

Selected Cultivars[edit]

  • Orthophytum 'Andrea'
  • Orthophytum 'Blaze'
  • Orthophytum 'Brunswick'
  • Orthophytum 'Clouds'
  • Orthophytum 'Copper Penny'
  • Orthophytum 'Donna Shaw'
  • Orthophytum 'Iron Ore'
  • Orthophytum 'Ivory Tower'
  • Orthophytum 'Milagres'
  • Orthophytum 'Mother Lode'
  • Orthophytum 'Stardust'
  • Orthophytum 'Starlights'
  • Orthophytum 'Stellar Beauty'
  • Orthophytum 'Warana'
  • Orthophytum 'Warren Loose'

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bromeliad Society International, taxonomy
  3. ^ Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2010). Revision of Orthophytum (Bromeliaceae): the species with sessile inflorescences. Phytotaxa 13: 1-26.

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