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TILLANDSIA ‘Derek’ Koide Hyatt P 1987

Mature rosette to 20cms. diameter x 20cms. tall. Has darker violet flowers, a shorter inflorescence and less trichomes than T. 'Joel'. T. 'Derek' is cross and larger than the reverse cross T. 'Luke'. Named after Adelaide, South Australian grower Derek Butcher. Cross remake in 1990 by Barry Genn (Queensland) produced progeny nearly identical to T. 'Derek' and so is identified as T. 'Derek'. Reg. Doc. 2/2014.
Country of origin: California USA

Seed Parent: bulbosa , (Belize large clone) Pollen Parent: ionantha
Bird Rock Tropicals ref: TX422