Filtered sun, temperate, semi-dry.
Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador 40-2400m
Widespread and variable. Grows epiphytically on tropical deciduous trees, oaks and cactus and also as a lithophyte.
Able to tolerate dry periods.
Ants often make their homes in the base.
An exciting shaped plant- very much like Medusa with its curling leaves. As with other pseudobulbous species they can rot if water is allowed to collect at the base. This makes this air plant a great specimen to mount sideways or upside down.
Small 20cm high, 8cm circumference
Large 22cm+ high, 15cm circumference