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Books and CD's on bromeliads, published 2016 - 2000



2016

González-Rocha, E., A. Espejo-Serna, A.R. López-Ferrari & R. Cerros-Tlatilpa  2016

Las Bromeliaceae del estado de Morelos.
Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Mexico.

All bromeliad species in the state of Morelos, descriptions and color-illustrations, 128 pages.

Michieli, R. & A.  2016

Tillandsia.
Peruzzo Editoriale, Venezia, Italy.

By the owners of a nursery, in Italian language, with 587 color-illustrations, 384 pages, 29x23 cm.

Roguenant, A., M. Lecoufle & A. Raynal-Roques  2016

Les Broméliacées.
Editions Belin, Paris France.

History, culture, taxonomy and botany of the bromeliads of all genera with over 1000 color-illustrations, including 175 reproductions of 19th century drawings.
In French with some chapters also in English, 651 pages on format 28x18 cm.

2015

Reynders, M. et al., photos by M. Strack van Schijndel  2015

Bromelia's - Broméliacées - Bromeliads.
Series Flori Mundi, Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium.

Good pagesized photographs of a number of bromeliads in the collection at Meise, 61 pages on format 21x21 cm.

Versieux, L.M. & M.G.L. Wanderley  2015

Brómelias-gigantes do Brasil.
Capim Macio & Offset, Natal, Brazil.

Large bromeliads of the genus Alcantarea, with 32 pages with small colorphotos, 28 large linedrawings,
200 pages in Portuguese with captions also in English, format 21x15,5 cm.

2014

Hiang, S.E.  2014

Exotic Tillandia.
Partridge, Singapore.

Coffee-table-style book with photographs of the most commonly cultivated Tillandsias, 162 pages, format 28x21,5 cm.

Sengo, Z.  2014

Air plants: The curious world of Tillandsias.
Timber Press Inc., Portland Oregon USA.

Mainly on decorating and mounting methods, with 195 colorphotos in 224 pages, format 25x20 cm.


Below are some of the many small books on Tillandsia published 2012-1015


2013

Fujikawa, F.

Several books in Japanese from 2013-2014

2012

Benzing, D.H.  2012

Air plants: epiphytes and aerial gardens.
Cornell University Press, Ithaca USA.

Describes the anatomical and physiological adaptations of epiphytes belonging to different taxonomic groups,
including bromeliads, 256 pages, color and b&w photos, maps, drawings, 23x15 cm.

Gouda, E., H. Claessen & K. Gouda  2012

Encyclopaedia of bromeliads Version 3 DVD/CD-ROM.
Dutch-Belgian Bromeliad Society (BCG), Utrecht, The Netherlands.

With more than 1650 colorphotos and old plates. Information on all taxa. Also synonyms, bromeliadliterature and country-checklists. Version 1 published in 2006, Version 2 in 2009.

Paterson, M. & B.   2012

Bromeliad hybrids, for my own satisfaction. Book2: Cryptanthus, Tillandsia, Vriesea & others.
Published by author, Veteran, Queensland Australia.

80 pages, 426 colorphotos, 29x21 cm.

Book1: Neoregelias (right) published in 2010.
98 pages, 652 colorphotos, 29x21 cm.

2011

Kramer, J.  2011

Bromeliads for home and garden.
University Press of Florida, USA.

176 pages, 107 colorphotos, 22 drawings, 22,5x15 cm.

Maruska, J.  2011

World of Tillandsias.
Published by author, Pozorice, Czech Republic.

Photobook with English/Czech text, 96 pages, 430 colorphotos of 160 species, 29,5x21 cm.

2010

Luther, H. E.   2010

An alphabetical list of Bromeliad Binomials, 12th edition.
Mary Selby Botanical Gardens and Sarasota Bromeliad Society USA.

This bi-annual list gives the names and authors of all validly published bromeliad-taxa.

Steens, A.  2010

Bromeliads for the contemporary garden.
Florilegium, Queensland Australia.

Revised edition of the book published in 2003, species and cultivars from Australia, 400 pages, 500 colorphotos, 25,5x21,5 cm.

Véliz, M.  2010

Guía de reconocimiento del género Tillandsia de Guatemala.
Consejo Nacional de Areas Protegidas (CONAP), Guatemala.

Field guide, 118 pages, about 60 species, colorphotos.

Zaghini, S.  2010

Bromeliads, the new generation.
Brisbane Australia.

Photobooklet, species and cultivars. 46 pages, many small colorphotos, 29x21 cm.

2009

Catlan, J.  2009

Bromeliads under the mango tree.
J. Catlan, Australia.

Introductory book on growing bromeliads, 64 pages, 21x16 cm.

Ehlers, R.  2009

Die grünblühenden kleinen grauen Tillandsien Mexicos.
Die Bromelie Sonderheft 6, Deutsche Bromelien-Gesellschaft.

Treatment of the small grey Mexican Tillandsias with green flowers, some new taxa are described.
German/English text, 144 pages, 117 colorphotos (many in habitat), 12 drawings, 23x16 cm.

Isley III, P.  2009

Tillandsia II, the world's most unusual airplants.
Botanical Press, Gardena California USA.

Successor to the book published in 1987, with chapters on cultivation and care, species, hybrids, biographical history,
botanical nomenclature and Tillandsia evolution and biology. Also a horticultural color chart and a glossary of botanical terms.
Over 400 color photographs of species and hybrids, 287 pages on format 28x22 cm.

Luther, H. & D. Benzing  2009

Native bromeliads of Florida.

Field guide, 126 pages, 23x15 cm.

2008

Romahn, V.   2008

Enciclopédia Ilustrada 2200 Plantas e Flores Volume 4: Orquídeas e Bromélias.
Biblioteca Natureza, Editora Europa, Brazil.

Describes 302 orchids and 71 bromeliads, focus on Brazil, notes on culture, 176 pages, 728 color photographs, 28x21 cm.,
2nd edition in 2009.

2007

Bromeliad Society of Queensland  2007

Starting with bromeliads - a guide to the growing of bromeliads.
Bromeliad Society of Queensland Inc., Australia.

The cultivation of bromeliads, 100 pages incl. 36 pages with colorphotos.

Butcher, D.  2007

Bromeliaceae: names and synonyms.
Bromeliad Society of South Australia.


Bromeliad Society International  2008 (compiled end 2007)

The concise bromeliad cultivar registry.

Steens, A.  2007

Bromeliads - The coinnosseur's guide.

Chapters on bromeliads in habitat, collectors, hybridisation and cultivation, mainly Neoregelias.
350 pages, 500 colorphotos, 28x21 cm.

2006

Bromeliad Society of Australia  2006

Growing bromeliads. Third edition, edited by D. & C. Cornale.
Bromeliad Society of Australia, Kangaroo Press, Simon & Schuster (Australia) Pty. Ltd.

The cultivation of bromeliads, 135 pages with text and 10 drawings plus 16 pages with 107 colorphotos, 25x20 cm.

Morales, J.F.  2006

Orchids, cacti and bromeliads of the dry forest / Orquideas, cactus y bromelias del bosque seco - Costa Rica.
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica.

Second edition (first ed. in 2000), Spanish/English text, 184 pages, 75 colordrawings, 18x12 cm.

Oliva-Esteve, F.  2006

Mountain plants of Venezuela; the coastal range, the Andes and the tepuis - Bromeliads.
Caracas Venezuela.

Plants and trees in different habitats, with a special chapter on bromeliads.
367 pages, 1160 colorphotos (260 of bromeliads), 28 colordrawings, 31x24 cm. Also available in Spanish.

Siqueira Filho, J. A. & E. M. C. Leme  2006

Fragmentos de Mata Atlântica do nordeste, biodiversidade, conservação e suas bromélias. Published 12-2006.
English edition (published 4-2007): Fragments of the Atlantic Forest of northeast Brazil: biodiversity, conservation and the bromeliads.
Andrea Jakobsson Estúdio, Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

The habitat of this region and its conservation status and flora and fauna. More than 90 species of bromeliads,
including 24 new ones, are described in the 415 pages with 350 colorphotos of this book on format 30x23 cm.

2005

Beauman, F.  2005

The pineapple, king of fruits.
Chatto & Windus, London UK.

History and introduction in Europe of the pineapple, 315 pages, illustrated, 21,5x13,5 cm.

Cuzenic, S. & D. Lévêque  2005

Tillandsias & autres Bromeliacées.
Les Editions Eugen Ulmer, Paris France.

96 pages, 155 colorphotos, 21x16 cm.

Hromadnik, L.  2005

Der Verwandtschaftskreis um Tillandsia tectorum (The Tillandsia tectorum complex).
Die Bromelie Sonderheft 5, Deutsche Bromelien-Gesellschaft.

Treatment of T. tectorum varieties and related species.
German/English text, 120 pages, 84 colorphotos (many in habitat), 16 drawings, 23x16 cm.

Manzanares, J. M.  2005

Bromeliaceae of Ecuador (Jewels of the Jungle). Part II: Pitcairnioideae.
Imprenta Mariscal, Quito Ecuador.

Second volume dealing with all bromeliads of Ecuador. Also descriptions of several new species.
With 304 pages, 370 colorphotos in habitat, 35 drawings, 30x23 cm. English and Spanish editions.

Pinto, R. & A. Kirberg  2005

Tillandsia del norte de Chile y del extremo sur de Perú.
R. Pinto, Iquique, Chili.

The Tillandsias growing in desert habitat ("lomas" formations), 136 pages, 200 colorphotos, 22x22 cm.

2004

Bromeliad Society International  2004

Bromeliads - a cultural manual. Edited by H. Plever & J. L. Brehm.
Bromeliad Society International USA.

New updated edition of this small manual, providing basic information for cultivation,
38 pages, 75 small colorphotos, 22x14 cm.

Ramírez Morillo, I.,
G. C. Fernandez-Concha & F. Chi May
  2004

Guía ilustrada de las Bromeliaceae de la porción mexicana de la península de Yucatán.
Centro de Investigación Cientifica de Yucatán, Merida Mexico.

Field guide to bromeliads in this part of Mexico, 124 pages, 105 colorphotos, 19x27 cm.

2003

ALCJR Enterprises
(Tillandsia Plants Division)
  2003

The beginners guide to succesfully growing Tillandsias.
ALCJR Enterprises, Midlothian VA, USA.

10 pages, 35 small colorphotos, 21x14 cm.

Bartholomew, D. P. et al.  2003

The pineapple: botany, production and uses. Editors: D. P. Bartholomew, R. E. Paull & K.G. Rohrbach.
Includes Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, G. & F. Leal: Morphology, anatomy and taxonomy (Ananas).
CABI Publishing, Wallingford UK and New York USA.

Origin, cultivation, production, morphology, anatomy and a taxonomic revision of the genus Ananas and Pseudananas.
Multi-authored publication, 301 pages, 8 pages with 42 small colorphotos, map, 25x16 cm.

Steens, A.  2003

Bromeliads for the contemporary garden.
Timber Press Inc., Oregon USA and Cambridge UK.

Species and cultivars from Australia, 198 pages, 300 colorphotos, 25,5x21,5 cm.

2002

Alfonso-Go, J. M.  2002

Northern Mindanao Bromeliad Collections.
Northern Mindanao Ornamental Horticulture Foundation Inc., Philippines.

Photos of species and cultivars from collections in the Philippines, 38 pages, 400 small colorphotos, 30x22,5 cm.

Lukscheiter, A. & O.   2002

Beginning with Tillandsias.
Ratio publ., Uvaly, Czech Republic.

Czech/English text, 145 pages, drawings, 80 small colorphotos, 20x15 cm.

Manzanares, J. M.  2002

Bromeliaceae of Ecuador (Jewels of the Jungle). Part I: Bromelioideae.
Imprenta Mariscal, Quito Ecuador.

First volume dealing with all bromeliads of Ecuador. Also descriptions of several new species.
With 232 pages, 340 colorphotos in habitat, 30x23 cm. English and Spanish editions.

Oliva-Esteve, F.  2002

Bromeliaceae III.
Producciones Oliva Esteve, Caracas Venezuela.

Photobook with short desciptions of many species, a continuation of the book from 2000.
With 275 pages, 564 colorphotos, 34x24 cm, English and Spanish editions.

Roguenant, A., J. Parisot, C. Roguenant
& G. Chiron
  2002

La culture des Orchidées et des Broméliacées.
Belin-Herscher, Paris France.

128 pages, illustrated, 24x16 cm.

2001

Betancur, J.  2001

Guía de las bromelias de Bogotá y sus alrededores.
DAMA, Bogotá Colombia.

Fieldguide, 151 pages, colorphotos, 19x11 cm.

Gross, E.  2001

Tillandsien für Zimmer und Wintergarten (2nd ed. of Schöne Tillandsien).
Ulmer Verlag, Stuttgart Germany.

Description of popular botanical species, 93 pages, 70 colorphotos, 7 drawings, 23x16 cm.

Roguenant, A.  2001

Les Tillandsia et les Racinaea.
Editions Belin, Paris France.

All species of these genera described in alphabetical order, also chapters on biology, taxonomy (keys),
morphology and culture and a multilingual lexicon.
816 pages, 500 colorphotos, 160 drawings and sketches, 28x19 cm.

Schwartz, B. & W.  2001

Bromelien, Orchideen und Farne in Tropenterrarium.
Terrarien-Bibliothek, Natur- und Tierverlag, Germany.

127 pages, 145 colorphotos.

2000

Benzing, D. H.  2000

Bromeliaceae. Profile of an adaptive radiation.
Cambridge University Press UK.

A profound work on the biology of bromeliads. Includes chapters on Neoregelia subgen Hylaeaicum (I. Ramírez),
Tillandsia and Racinaea (W. Till), ethnobotany (B. Bennett) and endangered species (M. Dimmitt).
690 pages, b&w-photos, drawings, tables, 24x18 cm.

Chekanova, V. N. & S. E. Korovin  2000

Bromelii : rasteniia proshlogo, nastoiashchego i budushchego.
Nauchno-populiarnaia literatura (Rossiiskaia akademiia nauk) Nauka,
Moscow Russia.

223 pages, 16 pages of plates with illustrations (some in color), 20 cm.

Three other Russian books, from 2000 and 2005 (right)

Golinski, K.  2000

Bromagic and the magical world of bromeliads CD-ROM.
Palmwoods, Queensland Australia.

Photos of many species and cultivars in the author's collection, also cultural information.

Ibisch, P. L. & R. Vásquez  2000

Illustrated catalogue of the Bromeliaceae of Bolivia CD-ROM. Illustrated biodiversity of Bolivia Vol.1.
Editorial FAN, Bolivia.

Information on all species from Bolivia and their habitats, many small photos.

Labude, K.  2000

Tillandsien.
Tetra Verlag GmbH, Bissendorf-Wulften Germany.

Culture of popular species, 64 pages, 78 small colorphotos, 22x16 cm.

Leme, E. M. C.  2000

Nidularium, Bromeliads of the Atlantic Forest Vol.3.
GMT Editores, Rio de Janeiro Brazil.

Third volume of a trilogy on the complex including Canistrum, Canistropsis and Nidularium; contains also supplements on vol.1 & 2.
Includes articles on Hummingbird pollination (Sazima et al.), Molecular data (G. Brown),
Pollen fertility (R. Souza & E. Leme) and Cladistics (G. Brown & E. Leme).
263 pages, 183 colorphotos, 38 herbariumphotos, 51 drawings, 30x24 cm.

Morales, J. F.  2000

Guía de bromelias de Costa Rica.
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Santo Domingo de Heredia, Costa Rica.

Second edition (first ed. in 1998), descriptions in Spanish and English with drawings by Anita Cooper of many species.
184 pages, 80 colordrawings, 18x12 cm.

Oliva-Esteve, F.  2000

Bromeliads.
Armitano Editores C. A., Caracas Venezuela.

Monumental photobook with desciptions of many species. Emphasis on the table mountain region (tepuis),
also with several reprinted journal articles.
464 pages, 900 colorphotos in part in habitat, 34x25 cm. Also published in Spanish.

Parkhurst, R. W.  2000

The book of bromeliads and Hawaiian tropical flowers.
Pacific Isle Publishing Company, Makawao Hawaii.

Information and photos of species and cultivars from a nursery in Hawaii, 216 pages, 446 colorphotos, 28x21 cm.

Paula, C. C. de & H. M. Peregrino da Silva  2000

Cultivo prático de bromélias.
Editora Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brazil.

70 pages, illustrated.

Rittershausen, S. & M. Pilcher  2000

A gardener's guide to orchids and bromeliads.
Merehurst Press, London UK.

96 pages, colorphotos.

Takizawa, H. & R. Ninomiya  2000

Tillandsia, the airplant mystic CD-ROM.
Japan.

A number of Tillandsias presented in 101 high quality pictures, also as a slideshow with musical background

Zaghini, S.  2000

Bromeliads, next generation.
Brisbane Australia.

Photobooklet, species and cultivars. 56 pages, 600 colorphotos, 29x21 cm.


before 2000    (details can be found in the literature-list)

1999
     Ibisch
1998
     Grant & Zijlstra
     Hall
     Leme
     Shimizu & Takizawa

1998
     Brom. Soc. (Beadle)
1997
     Leme
1996
     Hinrichs
     Lima & Vidal
     Mak

1996
     Ehlers
1995
     Kockel
     Wall
1994
     Inness & Wall
     Zaghini

1994
     Baensch
     Butcher
     Hietz
     Isley
1993
     Krügel
     Southern Exposure

1993
     Leme
1992
     Gross
     Kawollek
     Rousse
     Shimizu

1992
     Wanderley (Mee)
     Brom.Soc. (Dimmitt)
     BS of Australia
1991
     Rauh (transl. Temple)
     Röth & Weber
     Wall (ed. Bornemann)

1991
     Brom. Soc. (Beadle)
     Hanson
     Kiff
1990
     Duval (ed. Rothenberg)
     Rauh (3rd ed.)

1990
     BS of Australia
     Chvastek
1989
     Kaletta
1988
     Wall
     Zizka

1988
     BS of Australia
     Guignolini
1987
     Gouda
     Isley
     Oliva-Esteve &
         Steyermark

1986
     BS of NS Wales
     Dove
     Lehmann
     Padilla (2nd ed.)
     Zimmer

1984
     Lea
1983
     André (ed. Rothenberg)
     Gugenhan
     Motschenbach &
         Zechel
     Reitz

1982
     Makara
     Winkler
1981
     Kramer
     Padilla
     Rauh (2nd ed.)

1980
     Benzing
1979
     Rauh
     Smith & Downs
1977
     Smith & Downs
     Wilson

1977
     Brom. Soc. (3rd ed.)
     Dorr
     Mabe & Cox
     Richter (excerpt)
     Smith

1976
     Joy of Living
     Kramer (2nd ed.)
     Seaborn
1975
     Kramer
1974
     Smith & Downs

1974
     Dorr
1973
     Padilla
     Rauh (ser. 1973-1991)
     Rauh (vol.2)
1972
     Gilmartin

1971
     Smith
1970
     Domokos
     Rauh (vol.1)
1969
     Smith & Mee
1966
     Padilla

1965
     Kramer
1963
     Wilson & Wilson
1962
     Richter
1950
     Richter

1945
     Castellanos
     Foster
1942
     Cutak
1935
     Mez
1896
     Duval
     Mez

1891
     Lindman
     André
1889
     Baker
1884
     Antoine
1857
     Beer



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