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Rokautskyia whitmanii
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Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Rokautskyia
Leme, S.Heller & Zizka[1]

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    Rokautskyia is a genus of flowering plant in the family Bromeliaceae, native to eastern Brazil.[2] The genus was first established in 2017,[1] and is placed in subfamily Bromelioideae.[3]


    As of November 2022, Plants of the World Online accepted the following species,[2] all transferred from Cryptanthus.[4]


    1. ^ a b "Rokautskyia Leme, S.Heller & Zizka", The International Plant Names Index, retrieved 2022-11-10
    2. ^ a b c "Rokautskyia Leme, S.Heller & Zizka", Plants of the World Online, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, retrieved 2022-11-10
    3. ^ Gouda, E.J.; Butcher, D.; Gouda, C.S. (2022), "genus Rokautskyia Leme, S. Heller & Zizka", Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads, Utrecht University Botanic Gardens, retrieved 2022-11-10
    4. ^ Leme, E.M.C.; Heller, S.; Zizka, G. & Halbritter, H. (2017), "New circumscription of Cryptanthus and new Cryptanthoid genera and subgenera (Bromeliaceae: Bromelioideae) based on neglected morphological traits and molecular phylogeny", Phytotaxa, 318 (1): 1–88, doi:10.11646/phytotaxa.318.1.1