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PITCAIRNIA (26)

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PITCAIRNIA ‘Mexican Blondes’ L. Ariza 1973

Stemless plant w/only 2+ entire leaves up to 85 cm long and 2-4 cm wide - decurved flower spike shorter than the leaves to 40 cm long - red scape w/green bracts not adpressed - simple w/many flowers in two rows w/13 mm pink pedicels - orange sepals and light lemon yellow petals to 6 cm long.

Seed Parent: Pitcairnia chiapensis Pollen Parent: Pitcairnia xanthocalyx
Registration Documents 1977, JBS 28:20ill,21; 36:257