Vriesea splendens: Flaming Sword

Vriesea splendens or Flaming Sword is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, subfamily Tillandsioideae. Native to Eastern Venezuela and French Guiana.


This species of Vriesea features smooth-margined foliage with brown bands growing in a rosette, usually producing a bright red inflorescence in a flattened spike.

Photo: SBG, Singapore 20120328

Source: Wikipedia


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