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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (2822)

NEOREGELIA ‘696’ (Kent+*) <1978

cv. of olens differing in appearance from olens 'Marie' by being larger with wider leaves - Name said to be Seidel's collection number but this is not verified by Seidel - (See 'Marie', 'Vulcan' & 'Blood Spots') - Bromeliad Treasury said, "A small stoloniferous plant w/offsets on 6" stolons - open vase shaped rosette at maturity 8-10" in diameter w/1-1/2" x 6" light green red tipped leaves heavily peppered w/red spots - becomes crimson w/light green throat peppered w/red speckles in 80% light".

Seed Parent: olens
JBS 33:223; 36:167-169ill., TFG1978, BP-1980, BromTreasury1983, GolinskiVideo1997