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AECHMEA ‘Medio Picta’ ? before 1980

Species variant of Ae. orlandiana, an upright, chunky rosette to 35cm. high x 40cm. diameter..Light green, black-spined foliage, mottled brown stripe down centre of each leaf. Mature, lower leaves tend to droop. (See 'Jean Merkel'' & 'Muelleri'). Typical Ae. orlandiana, erect inflorescence to 50cm. high. It's exact history is unrecorded.." :Medio Picta" means "painted middle". Orlandiana Group. Reg. Doc. 3/2000 by Derek Butcher

Seed Parent: orlandiana
Tropiflora 1980