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Genus: Forzzaea

Forzzaea is a genus of the subfamily Bromelioideae. It was accepted after a study and taxonomic revision of the Cryptanthoid Group, with species reclassified from the genus Cryptanthus (Leme, Heller, Zizka & Halbritter. 2017). The species are terrestrial or saxicolous, native to Minas Gerais State in Brazil.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 7 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Forzzaea warasii Photo by Elton Leme


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  • Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads
  • The New Taxon List
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