Pitcairnia Bromeliad Plant Species

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Classification

Pitcairnia (pit-cair’nea) Belonging to the Pitcairnioideae subfamily; this genus has over 300 species and is one of the most striking plants, when in flower, in the Pitcairnioideae subfamily. General Plant Information: Pitcairnia are found growing in moist, shady positions and some have been found growing epiphytically. Most of these plants are grass-like and for the most part smooth edged, lacking the spines generally found in other Pitcairnioideae genera. They bear tubular flowers with yellow, red, or white petals and although each flower lasts only a single day the rather tall, thin inflorescence will continue to bloom for several months. Within this group […]

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