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Vriesea carinata

Hummingbirds

Ruschi 1949

Vriesea in'ata

Hummingbirds

Ruschi 1949

Vriesea atra

Bats

Vogel 1969

Werauhia gladioli'ora

Bats

Vogel 1969

populations, sometimes even conspeci cs. Nectar-seeking birds service many Bromeliaceae, and moths and bats transport pollen for some of the others, as do additional kinds of insects and here and there a nonvolant mammal. At another extreme, the occasional population routinely self-pollinates, sometimes via cleistogamy. Interest in asexual reproduction has grown in recent years, and several preliminary reports indicate greater variety than expected for plants with such a uniform body plan.

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