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<- Aechmea guainumbiorum J A Siqueira & Leme
(subgen. Aechmea)

Publ: Fragm. Mata Atl. Nordeste 207-9 (2006)

Type: Pernambuco, Maraial, Engenho Curtume, "lajedo" on the border of Sitio Urucu, 847'50,6"S, 3550'30,2"W. 427 m elev, 2 Nov. 2001, J. A. Siqueira-Filho 1184, cult. Bbio 240 & E. Leme 4997. Holotype: UFP. Isotype: HB.

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Pernambuco,

Habitat: 427 m. Elev.

Etymology: The specific epithet of this new species comes from Tupi: "guainumbi", "gauiaumbig", "gaivambu", "guanumby", "guanamby" or "gainambi", terms used by native Brazilians for hummingbirds

Aechmea guainumbiorum