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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13933) 2017-03-17

TILLANDSIA ‘Zik Zak’ ? / Andreas Boeker* circa 2009

Unusual variant of T. paleacea. Plant stockily caulescent to 40cm, with closely-spaced, semi-inflated sheaths and zig-zagging, finely scaled, channeled, grey-green scurfed leaves. Erect inflorescence branched with typical paleacea flowers. Exact origin unknown but first cultivated in Germany. Zik Zak is German for zig zag. Previously nicknamed in Australia as "HeSa" after the german collector Helmut Sanger. Reg. Doc. 2/2017 by Peter Tristram.
Country of origin: Germany

Seed Parent: paleacea Pollen Parent: paleacea