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Tillandsia recurvifolia

Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina

2,200 m elevation


Tillandsia recurvifolia

Tillandsia (Anoplophytum) recurvifolia Hooker (1861)


  • genus Tillandsia
  • subgenus Anoplophytum

  • [ Variety ]
  • var. recurvifolia (Pink floral bracts)
  • var. subsecundifolia (Orange floral bracts)

  • [ Synonyms ]
  • Tillandsia meridionalis sensu L. B. Smith and Downs (1977) et auctorum, non Baker (1888)
  • Tillandsia stricta Solander ex Sims (1813) var. paraguariensis Hassler (1919)


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 (Tillandsia meridionalis)

1st Plant

  • Cultivation condition
  • Partial shade, Long soaking,
  • Shelving, No air conditioning

  • Mar. 2008 The entire foliage turned reddish.

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

  • Oct. 2005 It keeps growing.

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

  • Oct. 2003 2 offsets began to grow at the base of the foliage.
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