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Genus: Araeococcus

Araeococcus is a genus of the subfamily Bromelioideae. It is native to northern South America (including Brazil), Central America and Trinidad. The genus name is derived from the Greek word araios (thin, weak, slight) and the Latin word coccus (berry).

Number of accepted species in this genus is 4 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Araeococcus flagellifolius Photo by Everton Hilo Souza

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