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AECHMEA ‘Black’ (Bullis*) <1980

cv. of chantinii w/very dark chocolate brown silver banded leaves - Type inflorescence w/red-orange bracts and branches tipped in yellow. See also Alberts & Merkel Catalogue 1969 p 70 where it is stated 'The Amazonica nickname may not be a valid name but this will distinguish this dark purple color from the silver and green banded A. chantinii' Chantinii Group

Seed Parent: chantinii
TF1980, CargoRpt#2-3; #7-4, MB1998, Bullis 1998, Book of Bromeliads Parkhurst 2000 p24