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xHOHENMEA (22)

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xHOHENMEA ‘Jacqueline Knight’ Martin R* <1995

Imported ex Florida to Madeira in 1995. Mature blooming rosette to 40cms. diameter x to 1 metre tall in spike. Silvery-grey crossbands on foliage reverse. Yellow flowers and long-lasting yellow berries. Origin and breeder unknown--has some affinities with X Hohenmea 'Karamea Shannara' (seed-grown ex BSI Seed Bank as Ae. chantinii) Reg. Doc. 9/2010 by Rick Martin who named it after his late wife.
Country of origin: Florida USA ?

Seed Parent: Aechmea chantinii? Pollen Parent: Hohenbergia sp.?