Tillandsia #137144

Tillandsia spec

There are no known parents.
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Tillandsia is a genus in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the forests, mountains and deserts of Central and South America. Some tillandsia are so-called myrmecophyte that live in symbiosis with ant colonies. They offer the insects living room and sometimes food, while the ants keep predators away from them.

Current Location
This plant is in Butter's Greenhouse.

Feb 28, 2014, 5:37:02 AM
Finally full grown.

Feb 24, 2014, 7:37:04 AM
It began to sprout.

Feb 20, 2014, 6:54:34 AM
Taken by Butter.