Definition of Bromelia

1. Noun. The type genus of the family Bromeliaceae which includes tropical American plants with deeply cleft calyx.

Definition of Bromelia

1. a plant of the pineapple family [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromelia

Brodie knobs
Brodmann's area
Brodmann's areas
Brody knob
Brody knobs
Broesike's fossa
Broken Arrow
Broken Arrows
Broken Britain
Bromus arvensis
Bromus inermis
Bromus japonicus
Bromus secalinus
Bromus tectorum
Bronislaw Kasper Malinowski
Bronislaw Malinowski
Bronsted-Lowry acid
Bronsted-Lowry base

Literary usage of Bromelia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Vegetable Substances: Materials of Manufactures (1833)
"... Excellent twine for ropes may likewise be obtained from the leaves of several species of bromelia, the same genus of plants as the pine-apple. ..."

2. The Isthmus of Tehuantepec: Being the Results of a Survey for a Railroad to by John Jay Williams (1852)
"Among the spontaneous products is the bromelia pita, or ixtle of the Isthmus, which differs in some respects from the agave americana of Europe, ..."

3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"The Screw-pines are remarkable for th«-r gigantic bromelia-like leaves, arranged , , spiral manner. Though abounding n*«-- Mauritius and Bourbon, ..."

4. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Q. Ked-bracted bromelia. Nat. of Jamaica. Introd. 1785, by RA Salisbury, ... Dwarf bromelia. Nat. Introd. 1789, by Baron Hake. Fi . S. fj. PITCAIRNIA. ..."

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