Definition of bromeliad
: any of the chiefly tropical American usually epiphytic plants comprising the pineapple family and including Spanish moss and various ornamentals
Recent Examples of bromeliad from the Web
A major source of standing water is the bromeliad, a common decorative plant that looks like the top of a pineapple.
A: Bromeliads aren’t fussy and seem to be happy overflowing their containers.
The World of Avatar is filled with plants from Pandora, woven amid the bromeliads, ferns, agave and other real-life plants.
Tropical bromeliads, orchids, spathiphyllum, aluminum plants and dracaena like the shady sites.
He is concerned that growing tourism infrastructure in central Chile could threaten the insects' homes, as well as many native plants, including P. venusta, a bromeliad that's considered vulnerable to extinction.
They team found that these cockroaches emerge at dusk to eat pollen from many native plant species, including evening primrose, and lay their eggs, or ootecae, only on a genus of bromeliad plants called Puya.
Divide African violets, bromeliads and orchids. 84.
High in the misty mountains of Honduras, the world looks primeval, with glistening pine trees draped in moss and leafy bromeliads.
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Origin and Etymology of bromeliad
New Latin Bromelia, genus of tropical American plants, from Olaf Bromelius †1705 Swedish botanist
First Known Use: 1866See Words from the same year
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