|Aechmea pineliana subsp. var.|
Aechmea pineliana is a bromeliad typical of Atlantic Forest vegetation in Brazil, specially in following states: Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, and Rio de Janeiro. This plant is cited in Flora Brasiliensis by Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, and it is often used as an ornamental plant.
- More information about this species can be found on the genus page.
Grow in shady spot with great air circulation. Soil should retain water, and be watered when dry to touch. Water should be poured into cups of leaves regularly. Can be grown in soil, pots, moss in the crotch of trees.
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