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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15455) 2019-05-26

TILLANDSIA ‘Matecumbe’ Coreale, Steve / Dennis Cathcart* circa 1985

Mature open rosette to 35cm. diameter. Arching, scurfed, silvery grey-green leaves. Erect or angled, branched spike to 30 cm long with 2.5 cm wide ovoid-shaped paddles of pinkish red / yellow floral bracts and tubular purple flowers. "Matecumbe" refers to the island of Upper Matecumbe in the Florida Keys. Fasciculata Group. Reverse cross of T 'Silver Sword'. Reg. Doc. 5/2019 by Stephen Buuck.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: fasciculata Pollen Parent: concolor