Brazil (as per GRIN)

Cryptanthus bivittatus from Delhi-GSDEC02/02 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (2)
Cryptanthus bivittatus
Bromeliad photographed from Garden Festival, Garden of Five Senses, Delhi in February 2015.

Cryptanthus bivittatus ‘Pink Starlite’

Cultivar with pink leaves photographed from Garden Festival, Garden of Five Senses Delhi in February, 2015


Bromeliad for ID : Nasik : 14MAY19 : AK-14 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (1)

Bromeliad plants seen at a plant nursery in Nasik.

Cultivated, potted plants.
Cryptanthus Species?

cryptanthus cultivar like “earth star” etc etc

many many are grown for mass sale as houseplants

was there any label?

No, I don’t recollect seeing the label.

I find it under Cryptanthus bivittatus (Hook.) Regel in efi site.


Cryptanthus bivittatus for validation (Cultivated::Delhi)-NS June 2021: 5 images.

I wish to get the identification validated…there are only very few flowering pics on the internet for this species..

I request you to please validate or correct the identification….

Yes !



References: The Plant List Ver.1.1 WCSP  IPNI  GRIN Dave’s Garden Cryptanthus or Earth Stars – Bromeliad Plant Care  Floriculture in India By Gurcharan Singh Randhawa, Amitabha Mukhopadhyay (1986)