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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8119)

TILLANDSIA ‘Hyde's Silver’ Butcher, M.* ?

An extra large T. bulbosa, possibly a hybrid, which has been circulating in Australia since 1970's with links to Jim Hyde of Brisbane. Normally T. bulbosa has glabrous leaf blades but this clone has fine trichomes over the leaves' surfaces. Pseudobulbs each 40-55mm in diameter. This entry amended 7/2013
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: bulbosa Pollen Parent: ?