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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8330)

TILLANDSIA ‘White Star’ Dimmitt, M. 1981

The cultivar name describes the plant when viewed from above - tapered grey-green leaves in a symmetrical rosette completely covered in a white scurf., like a slightly less stiff form of T. ixioides. Powdery pink bracts and light yellow flowers, paler in the inflorescence than the reverse cross T. 'Holm's White Star'. Reg. Doc. 3/2002
Country of origin: Arizona USA

Seed Parent: ixioides Pollen Parent: recurvifolia
Dimmitt # 1981-502-04. (1987); Bird Rock1995, JBS 37:272, NewTillHdbk107ill