|AECHMEA ‘Bert’||Foster, M.B.||1945|
(See 'Little Bert') - Open upright vase shape w/10-15 matte-green leaves to 16" long and 3" wide - marked w/irregular purplish-brown crossbanding and edged with heavy dark spines - inflorescence is arching w/a dense panicle of red bracts and yellow petals - happiest as epiphyte . Named after Bert Foster, the breeder's son. Also as an unnamed variegated form by 1994.
Country of origin: Florida USA
|Seed Parent: orlandiana||Pollen Parent: fosteriana|
|JBS 12:9; 16:105; 37:99,104; 40:53, Zmrpflnzn:Brom 278, 1962, BromsPadilla123, Baensch 78,79ill|