Tillandsia 'Rongo'

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Tillandsia 'Rongo'
Hybrid parentage Tillandsia hybrid
brachycaulos × ? tricolor
Cultivar 'Rongo'

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

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