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Genus: Neoregelia

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 71 species, native to tropical and warm regions of South America, especially Brazil. Twenty-two species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Neoregelia ampullacea

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia bahiana

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia carolinae

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia chlorosticta

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia compacta

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia concentrica

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia cruenta

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia cyanea

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia doeringiana

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia farinosa

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia fluminensis

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia hoehneana

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia johannis

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia laevis

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia leucophoea

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia macwilliamsii

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia marmorata

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia oligantha

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia pineliana

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia spectabilis

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia tristis

Native to Brazil.

 

Neoregelia wilsoniana

Native to Brazil.

 

Publications

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

 

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