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Orthophytum sp., Orthophytum
Orthophytum gurkenii

Orthophytum sp.

Orthophytum
Family: Bromeliaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageThorny or spiny

All the species of the bromeliad genus are endemic to the Atlantic Forest biome (Mata Atlantica Brasileira), located in southeast Brazil.

Orthophytum gurkenii thick leaves are chocolate-brown with broken silver-white zig-zag banding.

Orthophytum navioides is a stemless bromeliad that spreads by stolons to form clustered rosettes of narrowly of lance shaped, finally toothed, sparsely scaly, thin-leaved red foliage.



Orthophytum sp., Orthophytum
Orthophytum navioides
Orthophytum sp., Orthophytum
Orthophytum gurkenii
Orthophytum sp., Orthophytum
Orthophytum gurkenii
Orthophytum sp., Orthophytum
Orthophytum gurkenii


Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/orthophytum_sp.htm