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Tillandsia minutiflora

Distributed in central Peru, Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Tarija), Paraguay (Alto Paraguay) and Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Córdoba, La Rioja, San Juan, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán) at altitudes from 600 to 2,600 m.

Epiphytic, Saxicolous.

Tillandsia minutiflora

Tillandsia (Diaphoranthema) minutiflora Donadio (2011)

Photographs

Features

  • Name was changed from T. bryoides in 2011.
  • [ Blooming ] Spring, for 5 days
  • [ Flower ] Yellow
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 0.5 - 1 cm (W) x 3 - 5 cm (H)
  • The flower blooms directly at the top of the foliage without an inflorescence.
  • Bloom every year and bear seeds easily by self-pollination.
  • Propagates well by growing many pups.
  • T. minutiflora may be dealt by the name of T. pedicellata Flowers of T. pedicellata are black - brown.

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

Grows very well.

Low watering frequency cultivation

Grows well. It seems better to water more frequently.

Cultivation Log (4th, Large form)

  • Jan. 2022 Seed pods began to grow at the tip of the foliages flowered in November, 2021.

  • Nov. 2021 2 foliages of the clump flowered.
  • Feb. 2021 A foliage of the clump flowered.

  • Dec. 2020 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (3rd, Normal form)

  • June 2020 It flowered.

  • Oct. 2018 Good condition.

Cultivation Log (2nd, The foliage dealt as T. pedicellata)

  • June 2008 It flowered.

  • June 2007 It flowered.
  • Mar. 2007 Seeds pods by the flowers bloomed in Jun 2006 opened and seeds were scatted..

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • June 2006 Seed pods began to grow.
  • May 2006 It flowered.

  • Dec. 2005 Seeds pods by the flowers bloomed in May 2005 opened and seeds were scatted..
  • May 2005 It flowered.
  • Feb. 2005 Seeds pods by the flowers bloomed in Apr. 2004 opened and seeds were scatted..

  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Aug. 2004 Seed pods began to grow.
  • Apr. 2004 It flowered.

Cultivation Log (1st)

  • July 2008 It flowered.
  • May 2008 Seed pods from the flower bloomed in Jul 2007 was opened.

  • July 2007 It flowered.
  • May 2007 Seed pods from the flower bloomed in Jul 2006 was opened.

  • Oct. 2006 Moved to another site. Cultivation condition is almost same as the previous site.
  • Aug. 2006 Seed pods began to grow.
  • July 2006 It flowered.
  • Jan. 2006 Seed pods from the flower bloomed in May 2005 was opened.

  • July 2005 Seed pods began to grow.
  • May 2005 It flowered.
  • Mar. 2005 Seed pods from the flower bloomed in Jun 2004 was opened.

  • Aug. 2004 The temperature rises above 30 °C for 40 days, and the highest temperature was over 39 °C.
  • Aug. 2004 Seed pods began to grow.
  • June 2004 It flowered.

  • Nov. 2003 Approximately 2 offsets began to grow from each foliage.
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