Patagonia Wildflowers
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clavel del aire
Tillandsia geissei
Tillandsia geissei
clavel del aire the bromeliads
Tillandsia geissei Bromeliaceae
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Spanish common names
  •clavel del aire
  •clavel del aire de Paposo
accepted scientific name
  •Tillandsia geissei Phil.
rules for finding collection records
  •Tillandsia geissei (41)
family name
  • Bromeliaceae
Image Author: ©2015 Patricio Novoa Quezada
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Three petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1 inch
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of February
Endemic to Chile

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
Links to Plant Descriptions
Fundación R.A. Philippi
WFO Monographs
Links to Plant Photos
iNaturalist (10)
Chileflora (5)
Catalogo Plantas UdeC (1)
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