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Ochagavia carnea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus: Ochagavia
  • Rhodostachys Phil.
  • Placseptalia Espinosa
  • Ruckia Regel

Ochagavia is a plant genus in the plant family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus is named for Sylvestris Ochagavia, Chilean minister of education.[2]Endemic to southern and central Chile (including the Juan Fernández Islands),[3] this genus is represented by four accepted species.[1]



  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Bromeliad Society International - Genera Etymology
  3. ^ Steens, Andrew. Bromeliads for the Contemporary Gardener. Timber Press; Portland, Oregon USA. 2003 ISBN 0-88192-604-3

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