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TILLANDSIA ‘Knize's Bolivariensis’ ? / Butcher D* <1984

Mature rosettes with leaves to 10cm. long, caulescent, branched, trailing growth to 1 metre long. Bought as "Tillandsia tectorum bolivariensis KK39" from wild collector / seed merchant Karel Knize (Peru) in 1984.There are lots of places called Bolivar whether Province, district or township in Peru and Ecuador. We do not know which one but assume Peru. Referred to Lotte Hromadnik (Germany) in 2005 but she could give no lead re correct I.D..Reg. Doc.12/2015 by Derek Butcher.
Country of origin: Peru ?