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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11330) 2014-09-27

TILLANDSIA ‘El Rancho’ ? ?

Mature large rosette to 60cms. diameter x 70cms. tall in bloom. Broad grey/green deeply-channeled, stiff, recurving leaves like T. xerographica. Erect spike of slender pale pink scape bracts, tight multi-branched cluster of purple petals. Considered a natural hybrid wild-collected in El Rancho, Guatemala by persons unknown. Exported by Peter Frank of Tucan Exporters, Guatemala in 1992 to Tropiflora Nursery, Florida. Capitata Group. Reg. Doc. 5/2012 by Dennis Cathcart.
Country of origin: Guatemala

Seed Parent: xerographica ? Pollen Parent: aff. capitata ?
Same clone grown at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Florida as MSBG1992-0266.