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The Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society will hold meetings on the 3rd Wednesday, with the exception of the months of December, January and May.

Next meeting: Wednesday, Feb 21, 7:00 PM

Meetings start at 7:00 pm and are held at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center located in McKinley Park at 3330 McKinley Blvd, Sacramento, Ca.

Guests and questions are welcome.

Program for February 21, 2018

Bromeliads A to Z Part I

The world of Bromeliad taxonomy has been turned upside down with the advent of DNA testing. Generas that have been accepted for years have been merged and deleted and others added. Plant names that have been around for decades have changed their genus. DNA evaluation of some of the subfamilies of bromeliads has just started, and will no doubt continue to change the way we group and name bromeliads.

Part I of Bromeliads A to Z will be the topic of the February program of the Sacramento Bromeliad and Carnivorous Plant Society. It will cover the the six new genera created from the former Pitcairnioideae as well as the new breakdown of the 1527 members of the Tillandsioideae subfamily.

Presenter: Keith Smith

Long time member Keith Smith will guide you through the new nomenclature and illustrate members of all the subfamilies in a slide program.

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Meeting Dates for 2018

Next Meeting: Mar 21
Apr 18
Jun 20
Jul 18
Aug 15
Sep 19
Oct 17
Nov 21, last meeting of 2018

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