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Family: Bromeliaceae  Juss., nom. cons.
subfam. Tillandsioideae

Family number: 2936. Last updated: 10-Jun-2011.
Number of accepted genera: 10.
Type genus: Tillandsia L.
Comment: monocot.

Complete list of genera

References for subfamily:

  • Barfuss, M. H. J. et al. 2005. Phylogenetic relationships in subfamily Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae) based on DNA sequence data from seven plastid regions. Amer. J. Bot. 92:337–351.

Tribes for Tillandsioideae:

Subfamily Tribe Subtribe
Tillandsioideae Catopsideae
Tillandsioideae Glomeropitcairnieae
Tillandsioideae Tillandsieae
Tillandsioideae Vrieseeae


Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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