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Genus: Fosterella

Fosterella is a genus of the subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The genus is named after Mulford B. Foster, American horticulturist and Bromeliaceae collector (1888-1978). Most species are native to central and western South America, where they mainly grow terrestrially in forest understories.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 34 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Fosterella weberbaueri Photo by Timm Stolten

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