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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Pseudaraeococcus
(Mez) R.A.Pontes & Versieux[1]

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  • Araeococcus subg. Pseudaraeococcus

Pseudaraeococcus is a genus of flowering plant in the family Bromeliaceae, native to northeastern Brazil.[2] It was first described as the subgenus Pseudaraeococcus of the genus Araeococcus by Carl Christian Mez in 1935, and raised to a separate genus in 2020.[1]


As of November 2022, Plants of the World Online accepted the following species:[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Pseudaraeococcus (Mez) R.A.Pontes & Versieux", The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2022-11-11
  2. ^ a b "Pseudaraeococcus (Mez) R.A.Pontes & Versieux", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2022-11-11