Plant ID forum: Tillandsia

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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
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Xeramtheum
Feb 19, 2014 10:33 AM CST
I don't recall the name of this Tillandsia .. the one in the foreground and in focus. Can someone help me put a species name to it?

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Name: Tim Hoover
Elysian FIelds, Texas (Zone 8a)
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TimHoover
Feb 27, 2014 5:20 PM CST
Hi Anne,
I believe that is Caput-Medusae. It is a bit difficult to tell for certain since I can not see the whole plant but that is most likely it.
Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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plantladylin
Feb 27, 2014 6:18 PM CST
For comparison, here's Air Plant (Tillandsia caput-medusae)

If not that one, perhaps: Tillandsia (Tillandsia intermedia)
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Name: Anne
Summerville, SC (Zone 8a)
Only dead fish go with the flow!
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Xeramtheum
Feb 27, 2014 7:38 PM CST
Thanks! After looking both up, I'm leaning toward the Tillandsia caput-medusae.
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Name: Lin
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

Region: United States of America Bookworm Keeper of Koi Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants
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plantladylin
Feb 28, 2014 8:48 AM CST
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