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VRIESEA (1795)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8501)

VRIESEA ‘Crousseana’ Marechal, Hort. Leod. 1884

cv. of amethystina X warmingii (ensiformis) - (See 'Warmingii Minor') - Medium large plant w/attractive foliage mottled green above and purple below - tall dark green stem w/pale yellow petaled flowers - grown mainly for foliage. Dutrie said, "A strong plant, leaves marbled brown, yellow bracts" - Chevalier said, "Strong plant w/beautiful foliage - branched inflorescence w/yellow bracts - leaf color dominance from pollen parent".

Seed Parent: amethystina Pollen Parent: warmingii (ensiformis)
BSI-ICBH-1979, BromsPadilla 127, JBS 39:30, ChevalierMon1930, ChevalierCat1942p80