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Family: BROMELIACEAE 

 Tillandsia bulbosa
 
  
Author:  William Jackson Hooker 1825
Family:  Bromeliaceae
Habitat:  Mexico, Columbia, Brazil
Soil:  Epiphytic
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium-Maximum
Thickness:  4 centimetres
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  Red/Light Blue
Reproduction:  Seeds/Offsets
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Pourretia hanisiana E. Morren ex E. Morren 1847. Tillandsia erythraea Lindl. & Paxton 1850. Tillandsia inanis Lindl. & Paxton 1850. Tillandsia pumila Lindl. & Paxton 1850. Platystachys erythraea (Lindl. & Paxton) Beer 1856. Platystachys inanis (Lindl. & Paxton) Beer 1856. Platystachys bulbosa (Hook.) Beer 1857. Pachystachys bulbosa (Hook.) Beer 1857
   This member of the Bromeliaceae family was given this name by William Jackson Hooker in 1825. It is found in Central America, growing as an epiphyte with some water and some to lots of sun. The caudex can grow to four centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to fifteen centimetres in height.