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Genus: Racinaea

Racinaea is a genus of the subfamily Tillandsioideae. The genus is named for Racine Foster, wife of Mulford B. Foster who was co-founder of the BSI. Species grow mainly as epiphytes from the Caribbean, Central America and most northern and eastern South Americian countries.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 84 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Racinaea fraseri Photo by Jose Manzanares

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