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xVRIESLANDSIA (31)

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xVRIESLANDSIA ‘Amelita’ Deroose Plants <1997

Mature green rosette to 40cms. diameter x 80cms. tall in spike. Rosy red-bracted, branched inflorescence has purplish red petals. Recent discussion with Marjolein Deroose indicates the previous BCR listing of Vriesea 'Amelita' (glutinosa x 'Christiane') was incorrect. Reg. Doc. 12/2013 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Belgium

Seed Parent: Vriesea Ella Pollen Parent: Tillandsia sp. or hyb.
Deroose breeding database references: Amelita (# V 1936) = Vriesea Ella (#420) x Tillandsia unidentified (#71).