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(brəˈmiːlɪə; brəʊˈmiːljə)
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.
Immatures of P delarosai were recently collected from the impounded water of Bromelia balansae Mez (Bromeliaceae) in a botanical garden at FCAyFUNLP (Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias y Forestales-Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina).
The Bromelia sera forma variegata pictured here was removed from the shade house because it took up a lot of space, saying nothing of being the cause of much bloodloss.
The most popular varieties include strong red heliconia, vibrant orange birds of paradise, spiky nutans, anthuriums in a myriad of colours, pink and red ginger flowers and brightly coloured bromelia.
Plant species Common name Life form Bromelia pinguin Bromeliaceae Pinguin Herb Capparis hastate Capparaceae Broadleaf caper Tree C.
SAO PAULO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bromelia Productions, the creator of the blue chicken named Galinha Pintadinha, that has become a Latin America phenomenon, have many reasons to smile lately.
Arthropods associated with Bromelia hemisphaerica (Bromeliales, Bromeliaceae) in Morelos, Mexico.
Just to compensate our frustration, we made a small trip with a boat or "penero" in the very small port of Juan Diego, and convinced ourselves that Bromelia humilis was ubiquitous.