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Genus: Hechtia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Poales > Family: Bromeliaceae

About 45 species, native from southwestern USA through to Central America. Three species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Hechtia epigyna

Native to Mexico.

 

Hechtia rosea

Native to Mexico.

 

Hechtia tillandsioides

Native to Mexico.

 

Publications

  • Glen, H.F. 2002. Cultivated Plants of Southern Africa. Jacana, Johannesburg.

 

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