Tillandsia fasciculata Sw.

Giant Airplant


Family: Bromeliaceae

Genus: Tillandsia

Category: Perennial

Description: 

Airplant. Often found on Taxodium distichum.

Inconspicuous flowers in the axils. Showy bracts - red. Linear leaves to 20" long, 2" wide at the base, tapering.

History: 

Published in Prodr. (Swartz) 56 in 1788.

Native to the Caribbean, Florida and Georgia.

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