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Tillandsia comarapaensis

Distributed in Comarapa - San Ishidro, Santa Cruz, Bolivia at altitudes from 1,700 to 1,850 m.


Tillandsia comarapaensis

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) comarapaensis H. Luther (1984)



  • [ Blooming ] November - July, for 8 months
  • [ Flower ] Pale purple
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 15 - 20 cm (W) x 7 - 15 cm (H)
  • Blooming period is 8 months long.
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.

Cultivaton tips

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.

Very high watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • May 2021 A root began to grow.

  • Sept. 2020 2 offsets keep growing.

  • Dec. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Mar. 2009 Same size as the foliage bloomed last time.
  • Mar. 2009 It has grown to the same size as the foliage bloomed last time.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Aug. 2006 The original foliage died and removed.

  • Sept. 2005 The offset has grown to have 4 leaves.
  • July 2005 An offset began to grow at the base of the foliage.
  • July 2005 Finished to blooming.
  • Feb. 2005 The 10th flower is blooming.
  • Jan. 2005 The 7th flower is blooming.

  • Dec. 2004 The 4th flower is blooming.
  • Nov. 2004 It began to bloom.
  • Oct. 2004 The inflorescence turned reddish.
  • Sept. 2004 An inflorescence began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • June 2004 It has grown to the same size as the foliage bloomed last time.
  • May 2004 A root began to grow up to 1 cm long.

  • Mar. 2003 An offset in good condition.
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