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Vase Plant

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Order: Poales


Scientific Name:Aechmea distichantha

IUCN Red List status: Not Evaluated

Protected by the following WLT projects:



Also known as the Vase Plant, Aechmea distichantha, is native to southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and northern Argentina. They flower only once before dying, however this flower may last for several weeks. Its beautiful flowers make it a popular house plant.

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