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Encholirium
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Encholirium is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The entire genus is endemic to Brazil.[1][2] The genus name is from the Greek “enchos” (spear) and “leiron” (lily).[3]

This genus occur exclusively in arid, rocky conditions. Some species of Encholirium are limited in number and have been the focus of conservation efforts.[4] These plants, which have been observed being pollinated by bats,[5] are commonly confused with Dyckia.

Species

  1. Encholirium agavoides Forzza & Zappi
  2. Encholirium ascendens Leme
  3. Encholirium belemii L.B. Smith & R.W. Read
  4. Encholirium biflorum (Mez) Forzza
  5. Encholirium brachypodum L.B. Smith & R.W. Read
  6. Encholirium bradeanum L.B. Smith
  7. Encholirium ctenophyllum Forzza & Zappi
  8. Encholirium disjunctum Forzza
  9. Encholirium diamantinum Forzza
  10. Encholirium eddie-estevesii Leme & Forzza
  11. Encholirium erectiflorum L.B. Smith
  12. Encholirium gracile L.B. Smith
  13. Encholirium heloisae (L.B. Smith) Forzza & Wanderley
  14. Encholirium horridum L.B. Smith
  15. Encholirium irwinii L.B. Smith
  16. Encholirium longiflorum Leme
  17. Encholirium luxor L.B. Smith & R.W. Read
  18. Encholirium lymanianum E. Pereira & Martinelli
  19. Encholirium magalhaesii L.B. Smith
  20. Encholirium maximum Forzza & Leme
  21. Encholirium pedicellatum (Mez) Rauh
  22. Encholirium pulchrum Forzza, Leme & O.B.C.Ribeiro
  23. Encholirium reflexum Forzza & Wanderley
  24. Encholirium scrutor (L.B. Smith) Rauh
  25. Encholirium spectabile Martius ex Schult. & Schult.f.
  26. Encholirium subsecundum (Baker) Mez
  27. Encholirium vogelii Rauh

References

  1. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Campostrini Forzza, R. (2005). Revisão taxonômica de Encholirium Mart. ex Schult. & Schult.f. (Pitcairnioideae - Bromeliaceae). Boletim de Botânica da Universidade de São Paulo 23: 1-49.
  3. ^ http://www.bsi.org/brom_info/genera.html
  4. ^ SpringerLink - Journal Article
  5. ^ Cat.Inist

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Encholirium: Brief Summary
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Encholirium is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Pitcairnioideae. The entire genus is endemic to Brazil. The genus name is from the Greek “enchos” (spear) and “leiron” (lily).

This genus occur exclusively in arid, rocky conditions. Some species of Encholirium are limited in number and have been the focus of conservation efforts. These plants, which have been observed being pollinated by bats, are commonly confused with Dyckia.

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