Deuterocohnia Bromeliad Plant
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Deuterocohnia (doo-ter-o-co’nee-a) Belonging to the Pitcairnioideae subfamily; there are approximately eight species discovered and few in cultivation.
They are drought resistant and found growing in adverse conditions on the rocky slopes of the Andean range. Deuterocohnia meziana is unique among bromeliads as its 1.8 m inflorescence continues to flower from the same scape for six to eight years!
Deuterocohnia meziana pictured.
For more information on the Pitcairnioideae Bromeliad subfamily, check out my Bromeliad Subfamily – Pitcairnioideae post!
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