Bromeliad Subfamily – Bromelioideae
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Bromelioideae (bro-meel-ee-oy’dee-ee) is the third subfamily of these remarkable plants and it consists of twenty-eight genera, containing over 670 species. The following list is the different kinds of genera that belong to the subfamily Bromelioideae, and links to their subdivided species!
- Acanthostachys – Two species.
- Aechmea – 200 species have been identified.
- Ananas – This genus consists of eight species.
- Andrea – No longer accepted as a valid genus.
- Androlepis – One species.
- Araeococcus – There are five known species.
- Billbergia – about 61 species make up this genus.
- Bromelia – Consists of around fifty species.
- Canistrum – This genus consists of ten species.
- Cryptanthus – Twenty-six species belong to this genus.
- Fascicularia – This genus contains five species.
- Fernseea – Only two species.
- Greigia – 28 species have been identified.
- Hohenbergia – Fory-five species are known.
- Lymania – Six species known.
- Neoglaziovia – Three species are identified.
- Neoregelia – Around 94 species have been described.
- Nidularium – A small genus comprising of 42 species.
- Ochagavia – Three species are known to exist.
- Orthophytum – Consists of around 23 species.
- Portea – This genus consists of seven species.
- Pseudaechmea – One species.
- Pseudoananas – One species.
- Quesnelia – 14 species have been identified.
- Ronnbergia – 11 species.
- Streptocalyx – So far only 17 species have been identified.
- Wittrockia – 9 species have so far been discovered.
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