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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (17098) 2022-02-13

AECHMEA ‘Bruce McAlpin’ McAlpin, Bruce 1990

Mature, stout, funnel-form rosette to 50cm (20 ") tall, flaring at the top. Mossy, grey-green , finely-spined, leathery leaves, each to 10cm wide with blackish, marbled cross-banding. Thick, woody stolons each to 15cm. long. Pendulous / arching inflorescence to 40cm. long with wine red scape bracts and branched clusters of tubular yellow flowers. Named after Professor Bruce McAlpin. Reg. Doc. 2/2022 by Tom Cowell.
Country of origin: Florida USA

Seed Parent: milsteiniana Pollen Parent: fosteriana