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Tillandsia marnier-lapostollei

Distributed in Santa Isabel, Loja, Ecuador at an altitude of 2,500 m.

Saxicolous on steep rock faces.

Tillandsia marnier-lapostollei

Tillandsia (Allardtia) marnier-lapostollei Rauh (1972)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] ?
  • [ Fregrance ] ?
  • [ Blooming size ] 5 - 7 cm (W) x 3 - 5 cm (H)
  • 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.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows very slowly.

Cultivation Log

  • July 2008 2 roots began to grow.

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

  • Oct. 2005 It keeps growing very slowly.

  • Dec. 2004 5 roots began to grow.
  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.

  • Oct. 2003 An offset began to grow.
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