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xANDROLAECHMEA (9)

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xANDROLAECHMEA ‘Crateriformis’ Dutrie <1935

cv. of Androlepis skinneri X Aechmea fasciata - Chevalier describes the hybrid, "A vigorous plant w/green leaves which are farinaceous and erect - tubiform for two thirds of their length and then recurved thus resembling a large vase. The inflorescence resembles that of Aechmea fasciata but is a darker red". Awarded in Ghent in July, 1943.

Seed Parent: Androlepis skinneri Pollen Parent: Aechmea fasciata
BSI-ICBH-1979, JBS 1:24; 16:89; 29:16; 33:72; 37:206