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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (14094) 2017-06-14

TILLANDSIA ‘Buttercup’ ? ?

Mature, spidery rosette to 15cm. diameter. Grey-green, chaneled leaves heavily covered in fuzzy trichomes.Thin spike to 20cm. long with old-gold petals. One of a number of T crocata variants and hybrids, both wild-collected and man-made, in cultivation with various shades of yellow and orange flowers. Imported into Australia in 2006 by Aussie collector Peter Tristram, from German collectors Burkhard Holm & Max Doetterer. The exact origin and cultivar namer of T. Buttercup are unrecorded. Reg. Doc. 6/2017 by G Lawn.
Country of origin: ?

Seed Parent: crocata