Birds-Nest Bromeliad

Nidularium spp.

profile iconNidularium purpureum (jardin botanique du parc de la Tête-d'Or, Lyon, France)
by Arnaud Fafournoux (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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profile iconNidularium purpureum (jardin botanique du parc de la Tête-d'Or, Lyon, France)
by Arnaud Fafournoux (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Genus with around 55 species of evergreen perennial in the Bromeliaceae family. They form rosettes of strap-shaped foliage with toothed edges. Tubular flowers are surrounded by modified leaves known as bracts, these are said to resemble birds nests, hence the common name birds-nest bromeliad.

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Special features

Origin

Brazil

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Bromeliaceae

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