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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15881) 2020-01-14

TILLANDSIA ‘Succulent Form’ ? / Hiroyuki Takizawa* 1999

Mature, succulent, upright, rosette to 7 cm. high x 7 cm. diameter. Pale green, stiff scurfed leaves are keeled. Base of single leaf is 18 to 20 mm. wide. When blooming foliage turns bright red. Exserted, tubular deep violet flowers. Namer Hiroyuki Takizawa wild-collected this form in 1999 in Oaxaca, Mexico and over 20 years in cultivation has observed that it always stays very succulent compared to regular T. ionantha. Ionantha Group. Reg. Doc.1/2020 by Hiroyuki Takizawa. .
Country of origin: Mexico

Seed Parent: ionantha (Mexico.) Pollen Parent: ionantha (Mexico.)