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VRIESEA ‘Little Chief’ Wurthmann, E. 1963

Small rosette w/glossy foliage purple on the undersides of the leaves - upright simple spike - Bromeliad Treasury said, "A 10" upright rosette composed of medium green glossy 1-1/4" x 8" leaves w/a bronzy red shading in 50% light - the 6" inflorescence is a glossy orange tinted w/red - the flowers are a bright yellow".

Seed Parent: heterostachys (rubra) Pollen Parent: 'Morreniana'
Reg. Doc. 1975, JBS 26:27, TF1980, NewWorld1987, FL1978, PineapplePl 81, MB1998, BromTreasury1983