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xNEOMEA ‘Hummel's Strawberry’ Hummel <1973

(According to New World Broms) - Same size as the carolinae parent w/dark red leaves and bright red center - exserted inflorescence - Golinski shows a solid maroon upright rosette w/rounded tips and a few light spots. Originally in Register as 'Strawberry' but name amended to differentiate from the other 'Strawberry'. According To Dutch Vandervort, the name was given because the juvenile emerging inflorescence looks like a strawberry.

Seed Parent: Neoregelia carolinae(?) Pollen Parent: Aechmea recurvata v. benrathii(?)
BSI-ICBH-1979, JBS 33:74, SDDN1979, NJB1976, FL1978, GolinskiVideo1997, TF1980, MB1998, TFG1978