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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15904) 2020-01-25

TILLANDSIA ‘Narvaez’ ? / Len Colgan* 1993

Mature, upright rosette to 15cm. diameter x 25cm. high. Awl-shaped, semi-channelled, scurfed soft, grey-green leaves, considered a greener-leaved species variant of T. xiphioides. Erect simple spike of perfumed pure white flowers with recurved petals, typical of the species. Wild-collected by Adelaide, South Australian grower Len Colgan in 1993 at 1710 metres altitude at Narvaez, 4km. south-east of Tarija, Bolivia. Found in a general area where T lorentziana inhabits but is not considered linked to this species. Distributed in Australia for around 20 years as T. "Bolivia #20 L.C. ". Reg. Doc. 1/2020 by Derek Butcher.
Country of origin: Bolivia

Seed Parent: xiphioides Pollen Parent: xiphioides