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
Florida Zone 9b, 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!
Plant and/or Seed Trader Birds Cat Lover Greenhouse Tropicals Bulbs
Seed Starter Garden Ideas: Master Level Hibiscus Hybridizer Garden Sages Butterflies
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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.
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. "

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Name: Lin
Florida Zone 9b, 10a

Region: United States of America Deer Region: Florida Charter ATP Member Million Pollinator Garden Challenge I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Feb 28, 2014 8:48 AM CST
Thumbs up
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