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Guzmania lingulata

Guzmania lingulata, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Commelinidae
Ordo: Poales
Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Guzmania
Species: Guzmania lingulata

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Guzmania lingulata or Scarlet Star is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, subfamily Tillandsioideae. Foliage grows in a star-shaped basal rosette which culminates in an orange and red bracted inflorescence. They are among the most commonly cultivated bromeliad types.

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