Genus of tropical plants, native to central America. They feature leaves that grow in rosettes. The flower head rises from the center of the rosette. They are mostly epiphytic, evergreen herbs.
Latin name: Aechmea miniata
They grow in partial shade and humus-rich soils.
Use indoors in flowerpots.
Propagated by offshoot division.
Herbaceous plant with oblong, green leaves, grayish beneath, and red flowers in summer.