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Tillandsia tricholepis

Distributed in Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina.

Tillandsia tricholepis 'Closed form'

Tillandsia (Diaphoranthema) tricholepis Baker (1878)



  • [ Blooming ] ?
  • [ Flower ] Pale yellow
  • [ Fregrance ] None
  • [ Blooming size ] 1 - 1.5 cm (W) x 3 - 10 cm (L)
  • Leaves are closed under the dry condition. Leaves are opened when the foliage was watered enough, and the foliage shows almost no difference from the standard Tillandsia tricholepis.

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 well.

Cultivation Log

  • Apr. 2021 An inflorescence began to grow all foliages of the clump.

  • Oct. 2020 The foliage was labeled as Tillandsia bryoides.
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