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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13477) 2016-06-16

ALCANTAREA ‘Arcadian’ ? / John Byth* circa 2005?

Mature open rosette to 85cm. diameter. x 2 metres tall in spike. In strong light, lime green outspreading leaves with bronze red speckling in the outer portions. Young pups can develop bold bronze red speckled leaves when grown hard and in strong light.. Erect branched inflorescence of coral red peduncle bracts, splayed creamy yellow paddles and yellow flowers with peach pink petals on the reverse side. Breeder and exact origin are unrecorded. In 2010 the registrant acquired a specimen from the Brisbane western suburbs home of an Asian market seller. Parentage is unrecorded but is possibly Alc. imperialis x vinicolor. Reg. Doc. 4/2016 by John Byth.
Country of origin: Qld Australia

Seed Parent: ? Pollen Parent: ?