BSI Logo

Bromeliad Cultivar Register

VRIESEA (1881)

A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z.

Bromeliad Cultivar Register (8976)

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'