Botany Photo of the Day Aechmea fasciata

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    A common ornamental houseplant, Aechmea fasciata is native to the rainforests of Brazil. Also known as urn plant or silver vase plant, it does best under filtered lighting which emulates the rainforest canopy. Urn plants can be epiphytic, although they may also grow on the ground instead of on trees. When epiphytic, they grow on […]

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