guzmania

noun
guz·​man·​ia | \güzˈmanēə\

Definition of guzmania 

1 capitalized : a large genus of tropical American chiefly epiphytic herbs (family Bromeliaceae) resembling Tillandsia but having the perianth segments connate basally or closely connivent and the anthers on the perianth throat

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Guzmania

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History and Etymology for guzmania

New Latin, from A. Guzmán, flourished 1800? Spanish naturalist + New Latin -ia

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