Cottendorfia

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Cottendorfia
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Navioideae
Genus: Cottendorfia
Schult. & Schult.f.
Species:
C. florida
Binomial name
Cottendorfia florida
Schult. & Schult.f.

Cottendorfia is a genus of plants in the family Bromeliaceae. The genus name is for Johann Georg Freiherr Cotta von Cottendorf, German patron of the sciences (1796-1863).

There is only one known species, Cottendorfia florida, endemic to northeastern Brazil (Bahia and Piauí).[1][2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Smith, L.B. & R. J. Downs. 1974. Pitcairnioideae (Bromeliaceae), Part I. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 14(1): 1–660.
  3. ^ Versieux, L.M., Wendt, T., Batista Louzada, R. & das Graças Lapa Wanderley, M. (2008 publ. 2009). Bromeliaceae da Cadeia do Espinhaço. Megadiversidade 4: 98-110.
  4. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-06. Retrieved 2015-08-20.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link). Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro

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