Tillandsia tectorum 'Snow'

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Product information "Tillandsia tectorum 'Snow'"
Name: Tillandsia tectorum 'Snow', É.Morren 1877
Synonyms:

Pourretia nivosa, É.Morren 1877
Tillandsia argentea, K.Koch & Verschaff.
Tillandsia rupicola, Baker 1888
Tillandsia saxicola, Mez 1906
Tillandsia tectorum f. gigantea, L.Hrom. 2005
Tillandsia tectorum var. globosa, L.Hrom. 2005
Tillandsia tectorum var. viridula, L.Hrom. 2005

Etymology:

tectorum = (growing) on roofs

Propagation: seed
Origin: Peru
Habitat:

along the Pacific coast in northern Peru, also in southern Ecuador. Epiphytic at altitudes of 1000 - 3500m,

Notes:

Tillandsia tectorum grows in very dry areas with only light dew.
Tillandsia tectorum 'Snow' has much finer hairs, looking like a snowflake from close up, and is found in nature in very dry areas. This species should never be watered, fine spraying is quite sufficient, but the plant must dry out again quickly.

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