2012 Introduction by Mick Morry
* Tyrant Lizard King
(Mick Morry 2012 introduction)
Tet-(Velvet Widow x Area Fifty-One)
Dormant, Early to Mid Season, 45 inch scape, 5 way branching, 20-24
buds per scape, 7-9 inch flowers naturally standing. Flattened out
TLK has 12 inch long petals and sepals. 30% polymerous. Pollen
fertile, but extremely reluctant as a pod parent.
$75 DBL fan.
Tyrant Lizard King--terror of the Jurassic and
Tyrant Lizard King gets its name because of the huge over 1 cm teeth
that it sometimes shows. Usually they are in a horn like position on the mid
upper portion of the petals. The T-Rex family all had small horns.
TLK also shows a tooth here and there on other areas of the petals and
even one here and there on a sepal. It does not have many teeth and
it does not show them every day, but when it does they are large teeth
that command attention. Tyrant Lizard King is a tall, fast increasing
plant that puts up multiple fans and flowering scapes in a very short
period of time. If you are looking for a plant that will fill an area
fast...TLK is your plant. TLK has some incredible kids coming out as
future introductions. Thankfully they did not pick up the lack of pod
setting, and all are double fertile. Producing huge, tall children
with shocking dinosaur sized green throats is what Tyrant Lizard King