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Mezobromelia capituligera (TS) 2-02968.jpg
Mezobromelia capituligera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Mezobromelia

Mezobromelia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Tillandsioideae. The genus name is for Carl Christian Mez, German botanist (1866-1944).[1]

The species of this genus are rare in cultivation. They are native to the West Indies and northern South America.[2]



  1. ^ "Bromeliad Society International, Genera Etymology". Archived from the original on 2007-02-03. Retrieved 2007-02-17.
  2. ^ V. Padilla Bromeliads (1977), pp.78 Crown Publishers, Inc ISBN 0-517-50045-0

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