Velutina

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Velutina
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub
Velutina
Velutina
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub

DESCRIPTION: Tillandsia Velutina have a velvety feel because of the trichomes on their leaves. This plant has a great olive green coloration and blushes a deep red when in bloom. Velutina are one of the easier Tillandsia to take care of and are a great addition to any air plant collection. This species was described by Renate Ehlers in 1994. NOTE: The brown coloration at the bottom of this plant is normal for the species. It is not an indicator of rot. This is a soft leaved species. If there is rot, it will be brown from the central area of the top of the plant where the new growth comes out. 

DISTRIBUTION: This species is native to Chiapas and Guatemala

FLOWER: When in bloom, velutina turn a beautiful red color. This air plant blooms from the inflorescence that composed of several short ears each bearing 1 or 2 flowers only. As a result, the inflorescence, emerging little from the plant, has a globose appearance. The bracts of the flowering stem resemble leaves, are scaly and of a beautiful bright red color. 

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Genus: Tillandsia
Species: T. velutina

Velutina
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub
Velutina
Velutina
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub
Velutina <br> Medium Size In Bloom/Blush! - Air Plant Hub

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