Nov 2017                Pollen Part 2

Oct 2017                 Pollen Part 1

Sept 2017                Aechmea fasciiata; Neoregelia simulans and laevis 

Aug 2017               Ronnbergia Alliance - Aechmea, Hohenbergia and Wittmackia - Part 2


July 2017               Ronnbergia Alliance - Aechmea, Hohenbergia and Wittmackia - Part 1

June                       Rise (and Fall?) of Orthophytum - the new Sincoraea genus - Part 3 

May                        Yellow/green petalled (and blue)Billbergia - Part 9 (B leitzei, leptopoda, pohliana, reichardtii                                         and seidelii)

April                        Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 8 ( B iridifollia, minarum and leitzii)

March                      Aechmea, its subgenera and its history - Part 3

Feb                          Tillandsioideae Revisions, Part 3

January 2017          Tillandsioideae Revisions, Part 2

December 2016       Tillandsioideae Revisions, Part 1 

November 2016       Anyone have Waillision cyanea? Lutheria splendens?  Aechmea, its subgenera and history -                              Part 4

.October 2016        Aechmea, its subgenera and its history - Part 3


September 2016     The resurrection of Billbergia speciosa Thunb. 1821 as the correct name for Billbergia elegans

August 2016          Aechmea, its subgenera and history - Part 2; Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part  7 (B 
                            chlorantha, viridiflora, laxiflora, castelensis, and tweedieana?)

July 2016             Aechmea, its subgenera and history - Part 1; Yellow/green (and blue) petalled Billbergia - Part 6                           (B sanderiana, saundersii and fosteriana)


June 2016            Nidularium innocentii varieagate forms (by Derek Butcher); Yellow/green petalled Billbergia -                                 Part 5 (B. nutans and a hybrid you probably have)


May 2016             What is a Bromeiliad - Part 2.  Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 4 (more on B distachia                                  and cultivars) 

April 2016             What is a Bromeliad - Part 1.  – Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 3 (B. amoena and B                                   distachia)

March 2016           The Rise (and Fall?) of Orthophytum - Part 2; Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 2

February 2016       The Rise (and Fall?) of Orthophytum - Part 1                                                                                      Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 1 (B. amoena)

January 2016         Distinguishing Aechmea and Portea, Part2; Gravisia and the Portea-Gravisia complex.                                         DNA Studies.

December 2015      Distinguishing Aechmea and Portea, Part 1; artificial keys.  
                             Bromelias, colors and descriptions   

November 2015     Musings on (and around) the Nidularium - Guzmania Complex; Hechtia Tidbits - Maddening                                 Mysteries at the HBG, Part 3 - Hechtia HBG 45369 : H sphaeroblasta or H conzattiana or ???

October 2015         Who owns T capitata Peach?; Professor Werner Rauh

September 2015     John Arden

August 2015         Mosquito Reminder; Hechtia Mysteries at the HBG, Part 2 - Hechtia montana   

June 2015            Vriesea s.l. V - Vriesea stigma types

May 2015            Vriesea s.l. IV – Bromeliad Stigma Types

April 2015           Tillandsia aeranthos - home of Natasha the Hummingbird; Vriesea s.l. III – Two New Genera

March 2015         Tillandsia 'Pochutla'

February 2015     A Rookie's Contribution;  Vriesea s.l. II - Two New Genera

January 2015      Vriesea s.l. I – the Basics.

December 2014   Puya II

November 2014   Puya I;   Goals and Expectations

October 2014      The three S's - Sun; Bromeliad subfamilies

September 2014  Bromeliad subfamilies

August 2014       Aphids;  Hechtia glomerata, texensis and some other lateral bloomers at the HBG      

July 2014-          Will the real Bromelia balansae please stand up? 

June 2014         The three S’s - Soil, Sun & Sustenance; Aechmeas and their varied Inflorescences – Part II

May 2014          Lot’s of ways to grow Great Plants; Aechmeas and their varied Inflorescences – Part I.  

April 2014          Understanding Dyckias; Dyckia ‘Soldena Gold’ – sibling of Dyckia ‘Naked Lady’?

March 2014        Dyckia Developments; What is a Genus Anyway?

February 2014    Racinaea

January 2014     Tillandsia Subgenera II


December 2013  Tillandsia Subgenera I

November 2013  Dyckia, Hechtia and their Flowers II

October 2013     Dyckia, Hechtia and their Flowers I

September 2013  Tillandsia Subgenera I; Where to Learn More

August 2013      Ligules revisited 

July 2013          Can you tell a Tillandsia from a Vriesea?

June 2013 

May 2013           

April 2              The Inflorescence



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