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Tillandsia macbrideana

Distributed in Huánuco - Amazonas - La Libertad - Cajamarca, Peru at altitudes from 2,100 - 2,750 m.

Saxicolous on cliffs and rocks.

Tillandsia macbrideana

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) macbrideana L. B. Smith (1930)



  • Long stem with grayish white leaves. Leaves are 3 - 4 cm long.
  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 10 - 15 cm (W) x 5 - 7 cm (H)

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

Seriously damaged in summer. The condition to cultivation is under investigation.

Cultivation Log

  • It died.

  • Oct. 2019 The bottom side of the foliage was rotten and removed. The top side is still alive.
  • July 2019 Leaves at the bottom of the foliage began to die.
  • May 2019 Good condition.
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