bromeliad

bromeliad

[broh-mee-lee-ad]
bromeliad, common name for plants of the family Bromeliaceae (pineapple family).

Navia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae. They have been recognized as an independent subfamily Navioideae, but are now most commonly classified within the Pitcairnioideae subfamily. Described as early as 1830 in Guyana, they are commonly cultivated due to their colorful foliage and inflorescence.

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