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A catalogue of Bromeliads used for various projects by - © Lloyd Godman

This is a catalogue of bromeliads used by Lloyd godman for his various installations and photosynthesis projects - the collection of plants he accessed in New Zealand from 1996 - 2004 was collected from a wide range of sources, while most were brought from Greens Bromeliads, some were also donated by the Dunedin Botanical Gardens. Later in 2004 these plants were either sold or given away with his move to Australia.

Lloyd is at present re-establishing his collection where he now lives in Melbourne and utilizing the plants for airborne gardens and the Hybrid project.


A Lexicon of Bromeliads: A resource by Lloyd Godman

Genera - Canistropsis :Sub- family - Bromelioideae: Family - Bromelioideae

Once part of the Nidularium genus, Canistropsis are a newly formed genus and the flower inflorescence is somewhat similar. These plants all prefer heavy shade, and are cold tolerant.



Canistropis billbergioides Vr orange

Aust 2008

Canistropsis billbergiodes orange


Plants are marked NZ for those collected in New Zealand - or Aust - for the new plants collected since coming to Australia