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Aechmea fasciata2 is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family. A. fasciata requires partial shade and a well-drained, but moisture-retentive soil. (silver vase, urn plant) Aechmea fasciata,Botany,Florida,Flower,Geotagged,Plant,Single,Summer,United States,nature,photo by T.G,silver vase,urn plant Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Aechmea fasciata2

is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family. A. fasciata requires partial shade and a well-drained, but moisture-retentive soil. (silver vase, urn plant)

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''Aechmea fasciata'' is a species of flowering plant in the bromeliad family, native to Brazil. This plant is probably the best known species in this genus, and it is often grown as a houseplant in temperate areas. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

The plant grows slowly, reaching 30–90 cm in height, with a spread of up to 60 cm . It has elliptic–oval-shaped leaves 45–90 cm long and arranged in a basal rosette pattern.

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Similar species: Grasses, Bromeliads, Sedges
Species identified by nomad2326
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Uploaded Jul 18, 2016. Captured Jul 18, 2016 10:14 in L-30/L-31 Trail, Miami, FL 33178, USA.
  • NIKON D3200
  • f/5.6
  • 1/500s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm