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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11806) 2023-01-16

AECHMEA ‘Alvin’ Catlan, John 2008

Mature rosette to 1.2 metres diameter x 85cms. high. Smoky purple leaves, more scurfed on the reverse. Erect, simply-branched spike to 1.1 metres tall of orange floral bracts and gold flowers. Seed parent was an imported Brazilian red-leaf form. Pollen parent was seed-grown from Oscar Ribeiro, Bromeliaro Imperialis Nursery (Brazil) which turned out greenish-leaved with a few red spots. This cultivar appears to be a hybrid, despite the quoted parentage. Blanchetiana Group. Reg. Doc. 11/2013
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: blanchetiana "red" Pollen Parent: blanchetiana "red"