Zizkaea W.Till & Barfuss

Zizkaea is a genus of the subfamily Tillandsioideae, family Bromeliaceae.
It is named for German botanist Georg Zizka, who assisted with the collaborative multi-locus DNA sequence phylogeny and morphology study and taxonomic revision of the Tillandsioideae subfamily. (Barfuss et al. 2016. Phytotaxa 279(1): 001-097).
Formerly part of the genus Vriesea, the sole known species, Zizkaea tuerckheimii, is endemic to Dominican Republic, where it grows saxicolously at 450-1000m elevation.
(source: Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads)

Updated 29/10/22