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Genus: Quesnelia

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 15 species, native to southeastern Brazil. Eight species are cultivated in southern Africa.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Quesnelia arvensis

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia edmundoi

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia humilis

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia liboniana

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia marmorata

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia quesneliana

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia seideliana

Native to Brazil.

 

Quesnelia testudo

Native to Brazil.

 

Publications

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

 

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