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Androlepis skinneri 20091211.jpg
Androlepis skinneri
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Androlepis
Brongn. ex Houllet
Type species
Androlepis skinneri

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).


Image Scientific name Native Distribution
Androlepis fragrans Leme & H.Luther Veracruz
Androlepis skinneri 20091211.jpg Androlepis skinneri (K. Koch) Brongniart ex Houllet from Veracruz to Nicaragua


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