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Genus: Glomeropitcairnia

Glomeropitcarnia is a genus of the subfamily Tillandsioideae. The genus name is derived from the Latin word glomero (to form into a ball) and the genus Pitcairnia. It has only two known species, native to Venezuela, Trinidad and the Lesser Antilles.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 2 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Glomeropitcairnia erectiflora Photo by Matthias Asmuss

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