Tillandsia meridionalis – Flowering plants

Tillandsia meridionalis (Air plant) is a unique, epiphyte bromeliad that forms stemless, silvery, lepidote rosettes. The polystihous leaves are frequently secund, which is spiraled to one side. The leaves are stiff, silvery grey-green, and recurved. The foliage is covered by dense specialized peltate scales, which increase the reflection of solar radiation and permit the absorption […]