Bromeliaceae Family

Bromeliaceae Juss.


The Bromeliaceae Family was named and described by Antoine Laurent de Jussieu in Genera Plantarum in 1789.

Plants of the World Online currently lists 66 accepted name in this family which is commonly referred to as the Bromeliad family which includes the Pineapple (Ananas comosus), The Wikipedia article says there are 51 genera and around 3,475 species. There were 52 accepted genera listed in the 2013 version of The Plant List (no longer maintained).

For more information about this family of plants, please click on the links below. The links take you directly to the information about the family.


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