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Genus: Fernseea

Fernseea is a genus of the subfamily Bromelioideae, with two known species, both endemic to Brazil. The genus was named in honor of Moravian-Austrian botanist and physician at Vienna, Dr. Heinrich Ritter Wawra von Fernsee (1831-1887) by English botanist, John G. Baker.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 2 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Fernseea itaitiaiae Photo by Peter Bak

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