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Genus: Connellia

Connellia is a genus of the subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The genus name is for Frederick Vavasour McConnell, English ornithologist and biologist (1868-1914). There are only 6 known species, all native to the Guyana Highlands of Guyana and Venezuela.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 6 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Connellia nutans Photo by Francisco Oliva-esteve

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