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TILLANDSIA ‘Cone Head’ ? / Frank Messina * <1980

Mature small clumping rosette to 6cm. diameter x 10.5cm. high, a standard size as grown at Tillandsia International Nursery, Coarsegold, California. Large, thick leaf with upright growth habit. Advice (5/2018) from Frank Messina, nursery owner there, indicates this cultivar comprises several slightly different clones which Frank imported in 1980 from Bromeliifolia Nursery, Guatemala and is probably of wild origin. (See T 'Hand Grenade', 'Pine Cone' and 'Huamelula'). Ionantha Group. Reg. Doc. 4/2000. Updated 5/2018 by Geoff Lawn.
Country of origin: Guatemala

Seed Parent: ionantha
JBS 43:163