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Genus: Jagrantia

Jagrantia is a genus of the subfamily Tillandsioideae. It is named for American botanist Jason R. Grant, who assisted with the collaborative multi-locus DNA sequence phylogeny and morphology study and taxonomic revision of the Tillandsioideae subfamily. (Barfuss et al. 2016. Phytotaxa 279(1): 001-097). Jagrantia contains one species only, Jagrantia Monstrum, which was formerly in the genus Vriesea.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 1 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Jagrantia monstrum Photo by Bruce Dunstan

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