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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (14085) 2017-06-07

TILLANDSIA ‘Charon's Gem’ ? / Xiao Kong* 2007

Mature, small compact rosette to 8 cms. diameter x to 12 cms. high. Straight, sharp pointed, stiff curvy green leaves, densely stacked. In cross-section, the leaves are triangular-shaped. During the blooming stages, the inner foliage turns bright red in the top portion only. The character of the clone shows two tones = red /green distinctively through out the blooming periods. Wild-collected as T. ionantha by the late Gary Hammer, at an unrecorded location in Mexico. Ionantha Group. Reg. Doc. 6/2017 by Pachara Orchids.
Country of origin: Mexico / Thailand

Seed Parent: ionantha (Mexico)