Aechmea fasciata specimen label

RBGE Accession number:19982583

Living plants of this accession

Aechmea fasciata (Lindl.) Baker

19982583BG11Rainforest Riches

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. 

Text & Images – Sylvie Soudan

Additional photographs available on the RBGE Catalogue of the Living Collection