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xORTHOLARIUM (4)

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xORTHOLARIUM ‘Selby’ ? 2003

Mature open flattish rosette to 60cms. diameter. About 40 narrowly-tapering, lightly spined leaves, solid red in bright light.. Reddish-green ovaries, narrower petals and lacks the inner corolla of yellow-green leaves' segments of O. heleniceae at blooming. Reg. Doc. 6/2011 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: Orthophytum heleniceae Pollen Parent: Nidularium sp.
Grown at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Sarasota, Florida, recorded as MSBG2007-0594. BSI Journal, Nov-Dec. 2011, pp.284-5.