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Cryptanthus warasii 20090621.jpg
Forzzaea warasii here labeled as Cryptanthus warasii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Forzzaea
Leme, S.Heller & Zizka[1]

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Forzzaea is a genus of eu-bromelioids in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the Atlantic coastal forest of Brazil, and described in 2017.[2]


Currently accepted species include:[2]


  1. ^ Phytotaxa 318(1): 66 (2017)
  2. ^ a b Leme, Elton M.C.; Ribeiro, Otávio B.C.; Souza, Fernanda Vidigal D.; de Souza, Everton Hilo; Kollmann, Ludovic J.C.; Fontana, André P. (2020). "Miscellaneous new species in the "Cryptanthoid complex" (Bromeliaceae: Bromelioideae) from Eastern Brazil". Phytotaxa. 430 (3): 157–202. doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.430.3.2.