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G. fulgens
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Gregbrownia
W.Till & Barfuss

Gregbrownia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Bromeliaceae.[1]

It is native to Ecuador and northern Peru.[1]

The genus name of Gregbrownia is in honour of Gregory K. Brown (b. 1951), an American botanist and specialist in Bromeliaceae.[2]

It was first described and published in Phytotaxa vol.279 on page 40 in 2016.[1]

Known species, according to Kew:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Gregbrownia W.Till & Barfuss | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 26 May 2021.
  2. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2018). Verzeichnis eponymischer Pflanzennamen – Erweiterte Edition [Index of Eponymic Plant Names – Extended Edition] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2018. ISBN 978-3-946292-26-5. S2CID 187926901. Retrieved 1 January 2021.