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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (11747) 2013-10-25

xQUESMEA ‘Nifty Nev’ Catlan J 1997

Mature funnel-form rosette to 40cms tall. Grey-green foliage flecked and flushed purple in strong light. Erect, clustered inflorescence of yellow floral bracts and cream petals. Originally registered as x Hohenelia 'Nifty Nev'. However, this reclassification to x Quesmea became necessary because the seed parent Hohenbergia disjuncta became Aechmea disjuncta in 2007. This entry 10/2013 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Aechmea disjuncta Pollen Parent: Quesnelia edmundoi var. edmundoi
E.M.C. Leme & J.A. Siqueira Filho. Fragments of the Atlantic Forest of Northeast Brazil. (2007). pp. 384-5.