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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13091)

CRYPTANTHUS ‘Chao Phraya River’ ? <2010

Mature. open, round, flattish rosette to 30cms. diameter. Densely-serrated, wavy reddish brown leaves tinged green with uniformly-spaced, silver-scurfed, tide-like cross-banding along the entire length of leaves. Central cluster of white flowers. This cultivar's breeder and parentage are unknown, but it was found by Peter Heyens in Thailand markets under the name "Chayo Phraya River". Reg. Doc. 6/2015 by P Heyens.
Country of origin: Thailand

Seed Parent: ? Pollen Parent: ?
Cryptanthus Society Journal, Vol. 30, no. 2, page 25. (April-June, 2015).