Guzmania lingulata

COMMON NAME

Scarlet Star or droophead tufted airplant

TYPE

Bromeliad

FAMILY

Bromeliaceae

NOTES

A genus of over 120 species. The best known is Guzmania lingulata (scarlet star) which bears orange and red bracts. Foliage grows in a star-shaped basal rosette which culminates in an orange and red bracted inflorescence.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Central America, northern and central South America and southern Mexico

NATIVE HABITAT

Rainforest

WEB SOURCES

bromeliads.info

wikipedia.org

missouribotanicalgarden.org



Guzmania lingulata