Cryptanthus

Cryptanthus is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus name is from the Greek `cryptos” (hidden) and `anthos” (flower). This genus has two recognized subgenera: the type subgenus and Hoplocryptanthus Mez. All species of this genus are endemic to Brazil. The common name for any Cryptanthus is `Earth...
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Cryptanthus

genus of epiphytes (plants that are supported by other plants and have aerial roots exposed to humid atmosphere) of the pineapple family ... [2 related articles]
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