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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Origin and Etymology of guzmania
New Latin, from A. Guzmán, flourished 1800? Spanish naturalist + New Latin -ia
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