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Tillandsia lorentziana

Bolivia (Cochabamba, Santa Cruz),

Brazil (Goiás, Mato Grosso, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul),


Argentina (Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán, Santiago del Estero, Formosa, Chaco, Córdoba, Corrientes)

700 - 2,600 m elevation

Epiphytic, Saxicolous

Tillandsia lorentziana

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) lorentziana Grisebach (1874)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 3 - 5 cm (W) x 10 - 20 cm (H)
  • Sturdy species. Relatively high degree of drought, high/low-temperature tolerance.
  • It looks like Tillandsia uruguayensis but its basal floral bracts are shorter.

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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well.

Cultivation Log (2nd foliage)

  • Nov. 2022 It keeps growing.

  • Dec. 2020 An offset in good condition.

Cultivation Log (1st foliage)

  • Feb. 2008 2 roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • July 2006 2 roots began to grow.

  • Oct. 2005 The original foliage died and was removed.

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

  • Aug. 2003 3 offsets are growing after it bloomed.
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