Bromelia


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bromelia

(brəˈmiːlɪə; brəʊˈmiːljə)
n
any plant of the family Bromeliaceae of tropical American plants, characterized by a short stem and deeply cleft calyx
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Noun1.Bromelia - the type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Bromeliaceae, family Bromeliaceae, pineapple family - a family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance
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It is covered by a plant allied, I believe, to Bromelia, and called by the inhabitants Chepones.
Podem ser encontradas nas areas as especies vegetais Pilosocereus piauhiensis (Facheiro), Bromelia laciniosa (Macambira), Mimosa arenosa (Jurema preta), Zizipus cotinifolia (Juazeiro), Cereus jamacaru (Mandacaru), Capparis flexuosa (Feijao bravo), Pityrocarpa moniliformis (Angelim), Myracrodruon urundeuva (Aroeira), dentre outras (SOUZA, 2011).
Las especies Acacia caven (Molina) Molina, Bromelia hieronymi Mez, Eryngium horridum Malme, Trithrinax campestris (Burmeist.) Drude & Griseb y el genero Schinus sp., regeneran en los bosques que han sufrido la accion del fuego, mientras que Aspidosperma quebracho-blanco Schltdl coloniza y resiste los ambientes quemados (Del Castillo, Saravia, Gil, & Zapater, 1998; Barchuk & Diaz, 2000; Torrella & Adamoli, 2005; Kunst, 2011).
(2014), who dried 2.5-mm-thick slices of macambira (Bromelia laciniosa) at temperatures of 43, 49 and 56 [degrees]C, at air speed of 1.0 m [s.sup.-1], and observed that the increase of temperature caused increment in effective diffusivity, showing values of 1.81 x [10.sup.-10], 2.37 x 10-10 and 4.09 x 10-10 m2 [s.sup.-1], respectively.
(2n= 100), el hexaploide Fosterella villosuta (2n= 150), Bromelia laciniosa Mart.
Bromelia blends Islamic and contemporary architecture
Chamomile Asteraceae Pereskia aculeata Mill Barbados Cactaceae gooseberry Aniba canellila (Kunth) Mez Preciosa Lauraceae Malpighia glabra L Acerola Malpighiaceae Bromelia laciniosa Mart.