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Tillandsia gardneri

Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, Brazil

0 - 1,600 m elevation

Epiphytic, Saxicolous

Tillandsia gardneri

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) gardneri Lindley (1842)


  • genus Tillandsia
  • subgenus Anoplophytum

  • [ Variety ]
  • var. cabofrioensis => var. rupicola
  • var. gardneri (Purple petals)
  • var. rupicola (White - pink petals with secund leaves)
  • var. virescens (Green inflorescence)

  • [ Synonyms ]
  • Tillandsia argenta hort. ex É. Morren
  • Tillandsia cambuquirensis Silveira (1931)
  • Tillandsia fluminensis Mez (1894)
  • Tillandsia regnellii Mez (1894)
  • Tillandsia venusta Silveira (1931)


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

  • June 2009 The growing point died.

  • Mar. 2008 Roots are growing.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.

  • Oct. 2005 Leaves does not increase because the some numbers of leaves at the bottom of the foliage die as the new leaves at the growing point.

  • Oct. 2004 Tips of leaves turned reddish.
  • Sept. 2004 Roots are growing.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
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