Wallisia cyanea (Tillandsia cyanea)

COMMON NAME

Pink quill

TYPE

Bromeliad

FAMILY

Bromeliaceae

NOTES

Stemless rosettes of thin, recurved leaves and paddle-shaped spikes of 20 pink bracts with violet flowers, in spring and autumn. The Latin specific epithet cyanea means "blue", referring to the intense purple-violet hue of the flowers.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Ecuador

NATIVE HABITAT

Rainforest epiphyte

WEB SOURCES

wikipedia.org

garden.org

thespruce.com



Wallisia cyanea