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VRIESEA (1899)

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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8596)

VRIESEA ‘Flammea’ Duval <1901

Padilla said, "A medium-large rosette w/shiny green leaves and a tall branched inflorescence w/brilliant lacquer red bracts and small flowers w/yellow petals - this is an outstanding hybrid". - Jungle Gardens said, "A European hybrid of large size - 20 in. diameter w/many shiny green leaves - tall floral spike in orange (?) and red". A case of misidentity see BSB 11:60-62. 1961

Seed Parent: 'Van Geerti' Pollen Parent: jonghei
RevHort 74:27 1902, JBS 4:37,38; 17:96, BromsPadilla 127, JG1973, KentCat1972, CargoRpt#6-4