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AECHMEA ‘Kalahari’ King, Richard 2014

Mature upright, bottle-shaped rosette to 50cm. high. Stiff, arching, matte, scurfed greenish tan leaves with curled tips and black spines. Regular, distinct dark brick-red cross-banding on the upper leaf surfaces. Erect mealy-stemmed spike of mid-pink scape bracts, an ovoid head of frosted white floral bracts, dark brown sepals and yellow petals which blacken when spent. Reg. Doc. 10/2020.
Country of origin: South Africa

Seed Parent: Red Bands Pollen Parent: bromeliifolia