Is this Tillandsia caput medusa?

shopperblokeAugust 28, 2012

Hi all. Just sharing one of my tillandsia. Is this Tillandsia caput medusa? Could somebody please tell me about this kind of tillandsia?

Thank you!:-)

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hotdiggetydam

Maybe Gonzer will pop in and confirm the ID for you.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 12:04PM
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bromeliaddict(z6 MI)

It certainly looks like a T. caput-medusae to me.

Paul

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 1:35PM
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gonzer_gw

Yes it is. With time and exposure outside it will lose that "soft" greenhouse grown look. Oftentimes T. paucifolia is mistaken for caput-medusae.

    Bookmark   August 31, 2012 at 6:23PM
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shopperbloke

Everybody, thank you for your response. Could someone post old t. Caput medusae?

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 8:27AM
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hotdiggetydam

Shopper here is a site that has the source of photos and information FCBS.org
also here is a copy and paste link to caput-medusa photos

http://fcbs.org/cgi-bin/dbman/db.cgi?db=photo&uid=default&photono=1448&ww=on&mh=5&view_records=View+Records

    Bookmark   September 2, 2012 at 8:45AM
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hotdiggetydam

Thanks for popping in again gonz :)

    Bookmark   September 4, 2012 at 10:09AM
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