Nizanda, Oaxaca is located in the Isthumus of Tehuantepec. It is primarily a tropical dry forest with some unusual limestone outcroppings. It is known for it's hot springs, caves and diverse plant populations. Several species are unique to this area and bear the locality name - Encyclia nizandensis, Agave nizandensis, Anthurium nizandensis and the not yet published Tillandsia nizandensis. Other plants in Nizanda are Ficus petiolaris, Ficus pertusa, Ficus ovals, Beucarnea sp., Busera excel, Plumeria rubra, Hechtia isthmusiana, Tillandsia concolor, T. ionantha, T. makoyana, T. schiedeana and T. caput medusae to name a few.
Horticulturalist & Explorer Specializing in the Genus Tillandsia.