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VRIESEA ‘Poelmanii’ Duval 1896

(See 'Poelmanii-Superba', 'Elite' & 'Red Torch') - Duval said,"Medium plant, strong single spike, bright red bracts". (See JBS 11:60 for discussion of origin by Chevalier) - (See also ChevalierMon1930, Mez1935p409 & Duval, TheBrom1990p135) - Duval and Chevalier show reversed parentages. Refer also to 'Pulmonata' in Bromeliads for Modern Living by Dr Louis Wilson published in 1977 page 70

Seed Parent: 'Van Geertii' Pollen Parent: 'Gloriosa'
JBS1:21;11:60;26:153-5ill;32:1ill;38:170ill;39:30;45:97ill,101ill,RevHort69:307,1897,Baensch232,3ill