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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13265) 2016-01-12

AECHMEA ‘Phat Pat’ Skotak C 1996

Mature upright rosette to 1 metre diameter x 1.6 metres tall in bloom. Broad, bronze green / red leaves with scurfed grey-green reverse. Erect, long-lasting, red-stemmed, branched spike of rosy-red peduncle bracts, spiky clusters of golden orange ovaries / sepals with yellow flowers. Originally registered in 2006 as x Portemea 'Phat Pat'.. However, the seed parent Portea leptantha was reclassified in 2007 by E. Leme as Aechmea leptantha, effectively making this cross an Aechmea. Reg. Doc. 1/2016 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Costa Rica.

Seed Parent: leptantha Pollen Parent: aquilega
E. Leme & J Filho. 2007. Fragments of the Atlantic Forest of Northeast Brazil, pp. 213-216.