Bromeliads are a special group of tropical plants, many of which are epiphytes, which means they do not grow in the soil but on the trunks and branches of trees. However, some bromeliads are terrestrial. The peculiarity of bromeliads is the rosette of large leaves, in the center of which rain water often accumulates. Often, these plants are grown in suspended pots onwindows.
From a biological point of view, bromeliads are interesting because of a special type of photosynthesis-C4. Most bromeliads are hardy enough and drought-resistant. Many breed babies and die after flowering.