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Bromeliad Cultivar Register

VRIESEA (1900)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (14616)

VRIESEA ‘Ritter von Fernsee’ circa 1880

Natural hybrid . See pdf. . Named after Heinrich Wawra Ritter von Fernsee (1831-1881) who was a Czech-Austrian ship surgeon, botanist and explorer. He studied medicine and botany at the University of Vienna from 1849 to 1855. The Bromeliaceae genus Fernseea was named in his honour. This entry 2/2018 by D Butcher.
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: carinata Pollen Parent: paraibica