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cv. of ionantha, Isley?, <1987
From BCR ... " (Mexico - always red - to 10 cm. diameter) - Koide said, "The plant referred to as 'Rosita' is the same as Tillandsia ionantha 'Stricta' - This variation is endemic to one location in Oaxaca, Mexico. Red throughout its entire life and has very narrow, nearly filiform leaf blades". Now known as ionantha v. stricta (Koide)."
Bob Hudson ... "Tillandsia ionantha v. strticta, 'Rositta' growing in a spiral leaf pattern ."