|VRIESEA ‘Leopoldiana’||Marechal? Hort. Leod.||1890|
Dutrie said, "Very distinctive - brown leaves - long single spike with red-brown bracts". Chevalier said, "Leaves reddish brown - spike distichous - very long and narrow - bracts very dense in red brown - leaf color, size and disposition dominant w/malzinei".
|Seed Parent: splendens||Pollen Parent: malzinei|
|JBS 2:48; 39:29, GartenFl42:340 1893; 54:281 pl.1539 1905, ChevalierMon1930, Mez1935p408|