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<- Tillandsia aeranthos var. rosea T.Strehl
(species aeranthos)

Publ: Iheringia 54: 22-23 (2000)

Type: BRAZIL, Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, 25.IX.1996, T. Strehl 1583 (Holotypus: HAS 36087).

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Distribution: BRAZIL; Rio Grande do Sul,

Habitat: it was found on a branch of a dead tree in wasteland in the urban area of Porto Alegre.

Etymology: the name of the variety makes reference to the clear pink tone of the petals in contrast to the other varieties that have petals blue or white.

Phenology: it blooms between August and September. ..

Tillandsia aeranthos var. rosea