Quesnelia

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Quesnelia
Quesnelia testudo HabitusInflorescence BotGardBln1006b.jpg
Quesnelia testudo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Quesnelia
Gaudich.
Synonyms[1]

Lievena Regel

Quesnelia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus is named For M. Quesnel, French consul to French Guiana.[2] Endemic to eastern Brazil, this genus contains 22 known species.[1] This genus has two recognized subgenera: the type subgenus and Billbergiopsis Mez.[3]

Species[edit]

  1. Quesnelia alborosea A.F.Costa & Fontoura - Bahia
  2. Quesnelia alvimii Leme - Bahia
  3. Quesnelia arvensis (Vellozo) Mez - from Rio de Janeiro to Paraná
  4. Quesnelia augusto-coburgii Wawra - Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro
  5. Quesnelia blanda (Schott ex Beer) Mez - Minas Gerais, Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro
  6. Quesnelia clavata Amorim & Leme - Bahia
  7. Quesnelia conquistensis Leme - Bahia
  8. Quesnelia dubia Leme - Bahia
  9. Quesnelia edmundoi L.B. Smith - Rio de Janeiro
  10. Quesnelia humilis Mez - from São Paulo to Paraná
  11. Quesnelia imbricata L.B. Smith - Paraná, Santa Catarina
  12. Quesnelia indecora Mez - Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais
  13. Quesnelia kautskyi C. Vieira - Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais
  14. Quesnelia lateralis Wawra - Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais
  15. Quesnelia liboniana (De Jonghe) Mez - Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, etc.
  16. Quesnelia marmorata (Lemaire) R.W. Read - Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, etc.
  17. Quesnelia morreniana (Baker) Mez - probably extinct
  18. Quesnelia quesneliana (Brongniart) L.B. Smith - Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Espírito Santo, etc.
  19. Quesnelia seideliana L.B. Smith - Rio de Janeiro
  20. Quesnelia testudo Lindman - from São Paulo to Paraná
  21. Quesnelia tubifolia Leme & L.Kollmann - Minas Gerais
  22. Quesnelia violacea Wanderley & S.L. Proença - São Paulo

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