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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (12965) 2015-07-12

TILLANDSIA ‘Bayonet’ Koide Hyatt P 1991

Entire plant with inflorescence is 26-40 cms. tall. Slightly open rosette of upright light-green leaves (14 -24 cms. long), somewhat bulbous base, faintly brown sheaths. Obverse leaf surface covered with fine white adpressed scales, reverse foliage scales are less dense. Simple narrow shiny red inflorescence, 12 -15 mm wide, Floral bracts scantily covered with fine white scales. Each spike will produce 6 - 12 dark purple tubular flowers. Reg. Doc. 7/2015.
Country of origin: California USA

Seed Parent: tricolor (Mexico) Pollen Parent: chiapensis
Bird Rock Tropicals ID # TX437, Cross # 1881, Jan. 21, 1991