Mexico, West Indies to Columbia, 50-1800m as epiphyte.
Full sun, warm semi-dry.
Varies from thin leaved to more succulent leaves. Many fine trichomes. Caulescent, leaves emerge from stem at right angle. When allowed to grow into a clump, the leaves intertwine to form an attractive sphere. The simple spike is cherry red and the large tubular flowers are bright yellow. This grows well outside with lots of light.
Single plants, Small clumps of 3-4 plants or larger clumps available