|VRIESEA ‘Velva Wurthmann’||Wurthmann, E.||1970|
cv. of friburgensis (sintenisii?) X 'Nana' - Beautiful medium sized plant w/a dense rosette in green and a large upright many branched inflorescence in hot red w/yellow blooms - in cooler weather the red of friburgensis flushes in the foliage - Bromeliad Treasury said, "A 12" reflexed symmetrical rosette of dark green arching glossy 1-1/2" x 9" leaves that become reddish in good light - the 7" scape supports a 13" branched inflorescence w/8-10 bright red lateral spikes having separated red bracts and brilliant yellow flowers" - See GolinskiVideo1997 for image.
|Seed Parent: friburgensis (sintenisii?)||Pollen Parent: 'Nana'|
|JBS 26:27, Grande 1:4 ill, Baensch 232,233ill, TF1980, HerbHill1984, PineapplePl85, BromTreasury1983|