|TILLANDSIA ‘Te Ngakau’||Flower, Andrew||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.|