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Lutheria splendens

Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, Guiana

300 - 1,250 m elevation

Terrestrial, Epiphytic

Lutheria splendens

Lutheria splendens (Brongniart) Lemaire (1850)


  • genus Lutheria

  • [ Synonyms ]
  • Flaming sword
  • Tillandsia speciosa hort. ex G. Nicholson (1887)
  • Tillandsia splendens Brongniart (1845)
  • Viresea splendens (Brongniart) Lemaire (1850)


Informations summarized here are based on our experiences, and TrekGEO does not guarantee the results by cultivating in the same or similar conditions described here. Even a species of Tillandsia differs substantially between individuals, and is very sensitive in changes of environments. Applicatons of any idea inspired by this site should be at your own risks.

1st Plant

  • Cultivation condition
  • Partial sun (Spring - Autumn), Partial shade (Winter)
  • Tanking, Potting, No air conditioning

  • Apr. 2023 It keeps growing.

  • Sept. 2020 An offset began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Aug. 2020 It flowered.
  • June 2020 An inflorescence began to grow from the larger offset.

  • Dec 2018 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the inflorescence.
  • Oct 2018 Good condition.
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