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Edmundoa lindenii
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Edmundoa

Edmundoa is a genus of flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. It is native to southern and south-eastern Brasil.[1]

The genus is named for Edmundo Pereira, Brazilian botanist (1914–1986),[2] from the Botanical Garden in Rio de Janeiro.[3]

It is recognized as an independent genus, as it was before 1997, it was grouped earlier with Canistrum.

The genus was circumscribed by Elton Martinez Carvalho Leme in Canistrum - Bromeliads Atlantic Forest on page 42 in 1997, and it was noted earlier in Taxon vol.36 (Issue 1) on page 330 in 1987.[1]



  1. ^ a b "Edmundoa Leme | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 7 September 2022.
  2. ^ "Bromeliad Info - Genera Etymology". Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-02-17.
  3. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. Retrieved January 27, 2022.

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