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NEOREGELIA ‘Tropiflora's Red Cloud’ Mellica, J.* ?

?parents although Harry Luther suggests pineliana or farinosa may be involved. 48cm diam. Plant sold for many years as xNeomea 'Red Cloud' by Tropiflora without anyone querying whether it was a bigeneric. The plant had been imported from AU and it may have tenuous links with Grace Goode's 'Red Cloud' although this is unproven. The duskiness of the leaves may well have suggested 'cloud'. The new name is in agreement with Dennis Cathcart