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VRIESEA ‘White Lightning’ Skotak C* <2002

Mature rosette to 50cms. diameter x 70cms. tall in spike. Soft, pliant green foliage with median (central) white stripes and striations, Purplish red leaf tips Upright simple inflorescence of yellow floral bracts . Unknown if this variegate was wild-collected or bred in cultivation as a mutant seedling or vegetative sport, but consistent as from platynema var. flava. Reg. Doc. 11/2011 by P. Tristram. .
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: platynema var. flava
BSI Journal Sept.-Oct. 2011, pp.236-237.