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Genus: Pseudaechmea

Pseudaechmea is a genus of the subfamily Bromelioideae. It contains a single species, Pseudaechmea ambigua, from Colombian forest in Zaragosa municipality, Antioquia, at 500-600m. The genus name comes from the latin word "pseudo" (false), meaning "false or wrong Aechmea", due to its morphological flower differences.

Number of accepted species in this genus is 1 (source: species counts in the Encyclopaedia of Bromeliads).
Pseudaechmea ambigua Herbarium Holotype (Smith & Read)

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