Werauhia

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Werauhia
Werauhia-spp.jpg
Werauhia spp. in Monteverde, Costa Rica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Werauhia
J.R.Grant
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Werauhia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Tillandsioideae. The genus name is for Werner Rauh, German botanist (1913-2000).[1] Based on molecular evidence, a number of species previously classified within other bromeliad genera, especially Vriesia and Tillandsia, have been placed in Werauhia instead.

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  1. ^ "Genera Etymology". Bromeliad Society International. Retrieved October 19, 2009.