6606 - Bromeliads (Garden) - 2011-06-04|
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Nidularium innocentii var. innocentii
(Uploaded as: Nidularium )
Locality: US - ? - it came to me as Nidularium innocentii v. nana. imported from US
Photographer: Allan Ladd
Note: Is any one aware of the name of this hybrid of Nidularium innocentii? it came to me as Nidularium innocentii v. nana.
This plant only grows to approx., 2/3 size of the more common Nidularium innocentii & has a very large red inflorescence compared to the common form, as well as having much darker purpe foliage than Nidularium innocentii?
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- Add Note: Geoff Lawn (2011-06-04) - This cultivar named 'Nana' is not a hybrid but a small, dark-leaved species form of N. innocentii var. innocentii, according to the BSI's online Bromeliad Cultivar Register. 'Nana' was named by the late Florida grower Ervin Wurthmann before 1978. (Sent: firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Identification: Allan Ladd (2011-06-04) =Nidularium innocentii var. innocentii
- Hi Geoff & all,
Thank you for the ID, have been using it in breeding & it is very consistent in its\' progeny also very fertile.
was wondering why a hybrid would be so consistent? now I understand.
thank you allan ladd (Sent: email@example.com)
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