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Genus: Lapanthus

Lapanthus is a genus of the subfamily Bromelioideae. It was accepted after a study of two species from the genera Cryptanthus and Orthophytum. (Louzada & Versieux, 2010. Systematic Botany 35(3): 497-503). The two included species are native to Minas Gerais State in Brazil.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 2 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Lapanthus duartei Photo by Chanin Thorut

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