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Androlepis skinneri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Androlepis
Brongn. ex Houllet

Androlepis is a genus of epiphytes in the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae, native to Central America and southern Mexico.[1] The genus name is from the Greek “andros” (man) and “lepis” (scale).


  1. Androlepis fragrans Leme & H.Luther - Veracruz
  2. Androlepis skinneri (K. Koch) Brongniart ex Houllet from Veracruz to Nicaragua


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