Tillandsia 'Gorgon'

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Tillandsia 'Gorgon'
Hybrid parentage Tillandsia hybrid
streptophylla × pseudobaileyi
Cultivar 'Gorgon'

'Gorgon' is a hybrid cultivar of the genus Tillandsia in the Bromeliad family.

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