Saturday, November 3, 2012

Plant: tillandsia cyanea, air plant

Here is an attractive bromeliad, member of the genus tillandsia, or airplants. It has an attractive pink or red inflorescence with blue-violet flowers. It can be grown on the ground or planted hanging. This specimen was photographed in the mountains of Salvador Benedicto.

Salvador Benedicto, Neg. Occ., Philippines
PlantAngiosperms|Monocots|Commelinids/Poales/Bromeliaceae-Tillandsioideae/ Tillandsia-Phytarrhiza/Tillandsia cyanea
Common namesPink quill
CameraOlympus VG-110
PhotographerDr. Ernesto P. Adorio

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