Eduandrea

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Eduandrea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Eduandrea
Leme, W.Till, G.K.Br., J.R.Grant & Govaerts
Species: E. selloana
Binomial name
Eduandrea selloana
(Baker) Leme, W. Till, G.K. Brown, J.R. Grant & Govaerts
Synonyms

Andrea selloana (Baker) Mez (1896)

Eduandrea is a monotypic genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae.

Taxonomy[edit]

It contains a single species, Eduandrea selloana.

The former genus Andrea has been ruled invalid and renamed Eduandrea in honor of the collector Édouard François André (1840-1911).[1]

Distribution[edit]

The bromeliad species Eduandrea selloana is endemic to Minas Gerais state, within the Atlantic Forest biome (Mata Atlantica Brasileira), located in southeastern Brazil. [2]

The plant is a Critically endangered species in its Bahian habitats. [2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ J. Brom Soc 58(2) 2008
  2. ^ a b DPI.inpe.br: "BROMELIACEAE da MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA: Lista de ESPÉCIES, DISTRIBUIÇÃO e CONSERVAÇÃO"; Rodriguésia 59, February 2008; ppg 209−258; article−(Portuguese), abstract−(English) species lists−(Latin). accessed 30 May 2016.