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TILLANDSIA (1088)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13645)

TILLANDSIA ‘Izael Lira’ ? / Lira I* circa ?

Mature, caulescent rosette to 10cm. diameter x 6 cm. high. Spidery, distichous, grey-green, scurfed leaves each 14cm long and 0.6cm. wide. Upright / arching peduncle to 17cm. long with floral bracts 1.8cm. long and fragrant mauve flowers. Found by the registrant in July, 2016 in habitat at Monte das Gameleiras, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. Appears to have some characteristics of both T. streptocarpa & T. recurvata. It needs investigation by a bromeliad botanist to determine if it is a hybrid or a new species. Reg. Doc. 7/2016 by I Lira
Country of origin: Brazil