aechmea

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English[edit]

Aechmea aquilegia
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Etymology[edit]

From the genus name.

Noun[edit]

aechmea (plural aechmeas)

  1. Any member of the genus Aechmea of bromeliaceous plants.
    • 1978, Robert J. Dingwall, The Garden Answers
      The aechmea, which is one of the many members of the Bromeliadaceae family, likes sunny to semi-sunny conditions, temperature 60° and a humidity level of around 30 percent []
    • 1987, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Plants and Gardens: Volume 43
      The aechmeas are remarkable for their long lasting flower and berry complexes, sometimes in large panicles.