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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (2142)

CRYPTANTHUS ‘DeCoster's Silver Star’ DeCoster <1953

cv. of unknown parentage - Small plant in open round form w/dense silvery-white scurf broken by cross bands allowing the base dark leaf color to show through - underside densely scaled. Originally in Register as 'Silver Star' but name amended to differentiate from the other 'Silver Star'.

Albert-Merkels Cat 1953, BSI-ICBH-1979-BromModLiving, CSJ 3:4-p27, TFG1978