Tillandsia #152099

Tillandsia spec

#137144 and #135670
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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.

Jun 22, 2014, 1:37:02 PM
Finally full grown.

Jun 18, 2014, 1:37:02 PM
It began to sprout.

Jun 14, 2014, 2:45:54 PM
Taken by Butter.