Tillandsia purpurea

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Product information "Tillandsia purpurea"
Name: Tillandsia purpurea, Ruiz & Pavon 1802

Anoplophytum longibracteatum, (Meyen) Beer 1856
Platystachys azurea, (C.Presl) Beer 1856
Platystachys purpurea, (Ruiz & Pav.) Beer 1856
Platystachys scoparia, Beer 1856
Platystachys scoparia infrasubsp. publ. 1856
Tillandsia azurea, C.Presl 1827
Tillandsia longibracteata, Meyen 1835
Tillandsia scoparia, Willd.
Tillandsia scoparia, Willd. ex Schult. & Schult.f. 1830


purpureus = purple coloured

Propagation: seed
Origin: Peru, Ecuador

along the Pacific coasts in sandy, rocky coastal areas, on sand, rocks and xerophytic vegetation, at altitudes from 0 to 900m


Tillandsia purpurea was already described in 1802 by Hipolito Ruiz and Jose Pavon. The species grows in large to very large clusters in very dry areas, mostly terrestrially. The inflorescence is upright with branches in purple, the single flower is white inside with a thick dark blue border.

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