|VRIESEA ‘Africain’||Chevalier, Hort. Leod.||1918|
cv. of lubbersii X 'Mephisto' - Chevalier said, "..a fine stoutly spiked hybrid w/richly colored bracts of a lovely brilliant redpurple - almost black. Unfortunately its branched character is not constant". Dutrie said, "Strong stem - bracts dark purple - almost black".
|Seed Parent: lubbersii||Pollen Parent: Mephisto|
|JBS 1:21; 29:81; 39:30, ChevalierMon1930, ChevalierCat1942|