|xPORTEMEA ‘Luis Ariza Julia’||L. Ariza||1972|
Very large green rosette which flowers midway between the parents or maybe slightly favoring the Aechmea parent. (JBS 37:127 reference is error for xPortemea 'Luis Ariza-Julia')No original photo held. However a plant called Portea leptantha in CA in 1982 was suggested by Harry Luther to be a Bigeneric.In 2005 a plant being grown in NZ with the name 'Luis Ariza Julia' has flowered identically to the Californian one. Photo of the CA plant is used as identification of this cultivar.
|Seed Parent: Portea leptantha||Pollen Parent: Aechmea mulfordii|
|Registration Documents 1978, SUP-ICBH-1985, JBS 28:21ill; 33:75; 36:257; 37:127ill|