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TILLANDSIA ‘Te Ngakau’ Flower A 2001

Mature flowering clump 35cm. diameter. In strong light, narrowly-triangular bronze pink scurfed leaves, tapering to a point. Semi-recessed inflorescence of purple flowers, tipped white. Named for the farm on which the breeder was raised, meaning "the heart' in the Maori language. Reg. Doc. 8/2016.
Country of origin: New Zealand

Seed Parent: velutina Pollen Parent: bradeana
Breeder's references: Nursery accessions--T. velutina AB415 (Bird Rock Tropicals T019); T. bradeana AB357 (as "T. abdita Costa Rica") ex Tropiflora 1994.