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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13578) 2023-01-05

TILLANDSIA ‘Panama Gigante’ ? / Steve Correale* before 1976

A consistently large form of T. flexuosa, collected by Steve Correale in 1976 from the Cathedral at Old Panama, Panama City. Mature open rosette to 30 cm diameter x 30cm high. The ridged, arching, scurfed green leaves, 50 cm long x 4 cm wide, are lightly cross-banded below and taper to a point. Upright inflorescence to 80 cm tall, turns red in the sun, has slightly curving side branches each to 22 cm long with red flowers. Reg. Doc. 6/2016 by Sue Styer.
Country of origin: Panama

Seed Parent: flexuosa