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TILLANDSIA ‘Holm's Calicarpa’ ? / Burkhard Holm* circa 1996

Mature small rosette 12cm. diameter x 7cm. high. Caulescent, mainly polystichous rosette. The stiff, channeled, pointed, silvery grey leaves leaves have a wide base and are strongly recurved (nearly bent at the base), somewhat tortuous and covered with velvety, silvery grey trichomes. Erect peduncle to 10 cm long is distichous and has densely-arranged very dark purple flowers. Accidental, calculated natural cross of T. streptocarpa and T. caliginosa as both parents were hanging side by side at that time. Reg. Doc. 1/2019 by Tanja Richter.
Country of origin: Germany

Seed Parent: caliginosa Pollen Parent: streptocarpa ?