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Aechmea magdalenaePingwing. Ixtle, Pita plantBromeliaceaeAnanas magdalenae (Andre) Standl. ex Standl. & S.Calderen Bromelia longissima Pos.-Arang. Bromelia magdalenae (Andre) C.H.Wright Chevaliera magdalenae Andre Chevalieria magdalenae Andre30
Ananas comosusPineappleBromeliaceaeAnanas ananas (L.) H.Karst. ex Voss Ananas argentata J.C.Wendl. ex Schult. & Schult.f. Ananas aurata52
Bromelia karatasAnanas pingouin, Karatas, CamburitoBromeliaceaeBromelia acanga L. Bromelia acaulis Stokes Bromelia caratas Hill Bromelia plumieri (E.Morren) L.B.Sm. Karatas karatas (L.) Voss Karatas lagopus E.Morren ex Devans. Karatas plumieri E.Morren Nidularium karatas (L.) Lem.32
Bromelia pinguinPinuela. PinguinBromeliaceaeAgallostachys fastuosa (Lindl.) Beer Agallostachys pinguin (L.) Beer Ananas pinguin (L.) Gaertn. Bromelia fastuosa Lindl. Bromelia ignea Beer Bromelia sepiaria Schult. & Schult.f. Karatas pinguin (L.) Mill.30
Bromelia serraBayonet bromeliadBromeliaceaeBromelia lindmanii Mez Karatas laciniosa Lindm. Karatas serra (Griseb.) Burkill Rhodostachys argentina Baker10
Greigia sphacelata Bromeliaceae 10
Puya chilensis BromeliaceaeP. coarctata.10
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