Aechmea cylindrata an Ortgiesia from Sao Paulo state, Brazil. The name refers to the cylindrical inflorescence. The
huckleberry colored bracts enhance the petal coloration. Unfortunately it has a
short lived flowering period but is a striking bromeliad when it does. Likes
humidity and lower light levels.
acquired this as Ae. cylindrata var. micrantha, which now is considered just
Cheers, Greg - PSJPlants
- Brevard County, FL (Space Coast)
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