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Tillandsia fasciculata var. fasciculata
Tillandsia fasciculata Sw. var. fasciculata
Cardinal Airplant, Common Wild Pine, Giant Airplant, Quill-leaf Airplant, Stiff-leaved Wild-pine
Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad family)
USDA Symbol: TIFAF2
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Notes: Up to about 28 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White , Red , Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jan , Feb , Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov , Dec
Bloom Notes: Floral bracts usually bright red, sometimes yellow, green, and rose. Petals violet, rarely white.
DistributionUSA: FL , GA
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in Florida.
Native Habitat: Epiphytic on a variety of hosts, hammocks.
Web ReferenceWebref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 56 - Save Floridas Bromeliads - A Method for Conserving Floridas Native Airplants (2020) University of Florida
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Tillandsia fasciculata var. fasciculata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Tillandsia fasciculata var. fasciculata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Tillandsia fasciculata var. fasciculata
MetadataRecord Modified: 2020-10-28
Research By: CBR