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AECHMEA ‘Pink Banners’ Fuchs, F.+ (Bullis, H.*) <1979

Cultivar name used for chantinii v. fuchsii - Known from Eastern Ecuador - This plant is much larger than the other chantinii forms - open rosette w/laxer leaves - irregular banding carries over on the top of the leaves - dominantly green - leaves exceed 1.6 m in length and 7 cm wide - scape bracts are 19 cm long in pastel pink and hang laxly like banners. Chantinii Group

Seed Parent: chantinii v. fuchsii
JBS 29:227ill, 228; 39:72, Selbyana 10:56-58 1987