Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Vriesea splendens, flaming sword bromeliad

Here is a fantastic specimen of an attractive bromeliad with a colorful flat spike may easily be confused with tillandsia or air plant. This is from the garden of Susan Estrope Dicker, based in Australia:

PlantVriesea Splendens
Common namesFlaming sword, devil's toungue
Camera Panasonic Lumix S3
PhotographerSusan Estrope Dicker
AcknowledgmentElla Bernales Jacildo (devil's tounge common name), Prof. Hermie Siroy (Vriesea identification)

Image owned by Susan Estrope Dicker. Published with permission.

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