A rare narrow endemic miniature species from Serra do Cipo, Minas Gerais, Brazil. A cryptic species found growing in rock crevices or between rocks on the rolling open Cerrado. A small species forming clusters of plants with broadly triangular leaves about two inches long, that are thick and succulent on cross section. The foliage is bronzy to brownish or reddish above with heavy silver trichomes in a linear arrangement on the undersides. The inflorescent is about 10 to 12 inches tall, mostly green with green flowers borne on short pedicles. Grow in a bright area, to full sun, in a mix suited to most terrestrial bromeliads. Allow to dry between waterings.