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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (15463) 2019-05-29

AECHMEA ‘Parana’ ? / Graeme Barclay* <1997

From the collection at Marie Selby Botanic Gardens in Sarasota, Florida: 'This plant was wild-collected by Wally Berg (along with Nahoum & Anderson) in ParanĂ¡, Brazil, in the vicinity of Martinhos-Morretes on August 7, 1997. The collection number is BAB 223.' Tall, solid, tubular rosette 40cm. high (to 60cm. in flower) whose stiff leaves suffuse plain yellow-green to pinkish bronze and red margins, plus brown spines in strong light. The foliage reverse has prominent white cross-banding , together with the characteristic "thumbnail imprint" mid-leaf. Substantial, very showy, scarlet bracted and yellow-flowered inflorescence. Nudicaulis Group. Reg. Doc. 5/2019 by Peter Tristram
Country of origin: Brazil

Seed Parent: nudicaulis Pollen Parent: nudicaulis