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Neoglaziovia
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Neoglaziovia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae.

The genus is named in honor of Auguste François Marie Glaziou, French landscape designer and bromeliad collector (1833-1906).[2]

Species

It has three known species, all endemic to the Atlantic Forest biome (Mata Atlantica Brasileira) in southeast Brazil.[3][4]

  1. Neoglaziovia burle-marxii' Leme — endemic to Bahia state. Named for Roberto Burle Marx (1904-1994), a renowned Brazilian artist, botanist, garden designer, and native flora collector/plantsman.
  2. Neoglaziovia concolor C.H. Wright — endemic to Bahia state
  3. Neoglaziovia variegata (Arruda da Camara) Mez — native to states of Bahia, Ceará, Minas Gerais, Paraíba, Piauí, and Rio Grande do Norte.

Cultivation and uses

Neoglaziovia variegata has been, and continues to be, an important part of localized markets in South America — where its fibers are woven into fabric, netting, and rope.[5]

See also

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Neoglaziovia variegata in bloom.

References

  1. ^ J.N. Fitch (d. 1927) - Curtis's Botanical Magazine v.136 [ser.4:v.6] (1910)
  2. ^ Bromeliad Society International - Genera Etymology Archived 2007-02-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Smith, L.B. & R. J. Downs. 1979. Bromelioideae (Bromeliaceae), Part III. Flora Neotropica, Monograph 14(3): 1493–2142
  5. ^ Britannica Online Encyclopedia.com: Neoglaziovia

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Neoglaziovia: Brief Summary
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Neoglaziovia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae.

The genus is named in honor of Auguste François Marie Glaziou, French landscape designer and bromeliad collector (1833-1906).

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