|VRIESEA ‘Rubin’||Gulz, Hans||<1979|
cv. of unknown parentage - (syn. 'Rubens'?) - Illustration shows green rosette w/short upright simple inflorescence resembling carinata but orange-red w/green tips - yellow flowers - Kramer said, "A recent hybrid w/an open rosette to 14 inches - green and glossy - fiery red bracts and a flower crown w/yellow petals" - Bromeliad Treasury said, "A stiff open 22" rosette of dull 2" x 14" tapered green leaves w/traces of saundersii red spotting near the brown leaf bases - the tall inflorescence on the 15" reddish scape w/red tipped scape bracts is compound w/separated red tipped pale yellow bracts on the branches - yellow flowers - this is low light description".
|BSI-ICBH-1979, BromKramer 53+ill, HNH1982, TF1980, BromTreasury1983|