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Tillandsia funckiana var. recurvifolia

Rio Chama, Puente Real, Mérida, Venezuela ?

The cultivating specimen was described and the precise collecting location is not known.

Tillandsia funckiana

var. recurvifolia

Tillandsia (Tillandsia) funckiana Baker (1889) var. recurvifolia Blass ex Rauh (1989)



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.

2nd Plant

1st Plant

  • Cultivation condition
  • Partial shade, Long soaking,
  • Shelving, No air conditioning

  • Mar. 2009 Offsets are dispatched from the foliage. The condition is not good.

  • Dec. 2006 Many offsets began to grow in middle of the stem of the foliage.
  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Jan. 2006 Leaves turned orange.

  • Oct. 2005 Tips of Leaves near the growing point turned oragne.

  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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