February                       Dyckia Updates                       

January 2021               Observations of Growth

December                     Disteganthus II

November                    Disteganthus

October                    Ananas Part 5

September                 Ananas Part 4

August                       Ananas Part 3                             

July                            Tillandsia for Beginners                        

June                           Ananas Part 2

May                            Ananas

April                            Karawata, a new genus broken out of Aechmea subg. Chevaliera     

March                         Aechmea subg. Chevaliera

February                     Location                         

January 2020              Some different Tillandsia

December                   Hechtia changes

November                   Eduandra

October                       Billbergia subgenera    

September                  Got Vivipary      

August                        Waltillia and Cipuropsis, Part 2

July  2019                   Waltillia and Cipuropsis, Part 1

June 2019                   Nidularium, Part 2   

May 2019                    Nidularium        

April 2019                   Neoregelia, Part 2

March 2019                Neoregelia, Part I

February 2019           The confusing tale of Billbergia saundersii and chlorostica

January 2019             Canistrum, Wittrockia, Edmundoa and more - Part 4 (Canistropsis)

December                   Guzmania Part 2

November                   Canistrum, Wittrockia, Edmundoa and more - Part 3;  Billbergia with whitish (maybe) petals,                                         Summary of Petal colors

October                      Guzmania   Part 1       

September                Canistrum, Wittrockia, Edmundoa and more - Part 2; Billbergia with mostly red petals - B                                           pyramidalis 

August                     Hohenbergia - Part 2 

July                          Tillandsia duratii and streptocarpa;   CanistrumWittrockia, Edmundoa and more  - Part 1                 
June                        Hohenbergia - Part 1; Billbergia with predominately blue/violet/purple petals.  

May                           Latest News on subfamily Bromeliodeae

April                          Cryptanthus and related genera - Part 2            

March                       Cryptanthus and related genera - Part 1                 

Feb                          Rise (and Fall?) of Orthophytum - Part 4   

Jan 2018                 Yellow/green petalled Billbergia - Part 11 (B macrocalyx and the rest)

Dec 2017                Yellow/green (and blue) petalled Billbergia - Part 10 (B morelii and euphemiae)

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 Waillisia 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

Each month, we publish a Newsletter with our meeting schedule, and various other articles. Some of the regular columns include Taxonomic Tidbits and Ramblings about Better Growing. Newsletters can be found below by clicking on the link - some of the articles in each Newsletter are also shown.