Tillandsia ericii
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Tillandsia ericii
Eric Gouda.
Chris Larson. 02/10*
Peter Tristram 05/13

* from Chris Larson: From Lotte (24024) in 1999, ex. Tarija, Bolivia.
It has an interesting habit of flowering from immature buds, in fact buds of any size.
Peter Tristram 01/15

Peter Tristram ... "seems to prefer more shade and moisture than the likes of T. xiphioides and is very slow-growing, generally only producing one pup too, which likely blooms the next year making removal difficult. The natural altitude is about 2000m so warm days and coolish nights would be likely."

Updated 26/08/16