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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (16410) 2020-10-29

TILLANDSIA ‘Red Ruby’ ? / Kelvin Tan* circa 2015

Mature, compact rosette to 6cm..diameter x up to 10cm. high. Long green leaves densely stacked with leaf tips recurving out at the top. Entire plant turning firey red at blooming with exserted, tubular, erect violet flowers. Acquired from a Thailand nursery (whom wishes to be unnamed) in 2019 for cultivation in Singapore. Named after Thailand's famous dessert. These are tagged as T. ionantha Fuego large form by Thai nursery and have features that are distinct and different from T. ionantha 'Fuego'. Thai Nursery owner is supportive of the name change as the original name (Fuego Large form) was created by him with the discovery and cultivation of this species variant. Ionantha Group. Reg. Doc. 10/2020 by Kelvin Tan
Country of origin: Thailand

Seed Parent: Fuego Pollen Parent: Fuego