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TILLANDSIA ‘Cumi-Cumi’ Hudson, Bob / Mitchell van Cooten* circa 2012

Mature, small rosette to 15cm. diameter x 20cm high including spike. Recurving, thin, channeled, scurfed, grey-green leaves. Erect, simple, pointed inflorescence of frosted pastel pink bracts and tubular, bicolored flowers--petals are mauve at their base but white towards the tip. The original parent (selfed here) was acquired by Cairns grower Bob Hudson as T. "baileyi hybrid" many years ago but the source is unknown. In the Indonesian language "cumi-cumi" (pronounced "chumi-chumi") means "squid".. Reg. Doc. 10/2020 by Mitchell van Cooten.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: baileyi x ? Pollen Parent: baileyi x ?