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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (13426) 2016-05-25

NIDULARIUM ‘Striatum’ Hort

Only Nidularium innocentii is accepted in the World Checklist of selected Plant families whereas Leme in Nidularium- Brom. Atl. Forest 144-153. 2000 included var. striatum. Quote from the book: "The decision to maintain variety striatum as a valid taxon took into consideration the same arguments presented in relation to the previous variety. (lineatum) In this case, variety striatum has been cultivated for over 100 years and is one of the most popular taxa of this genus.” LEAVES green with white to yellow longitudinal stripes wider than 5 mm. Description from Smith & Downs Bromelioideae Monograph (1979), ‘Leaves, or at least their blades, green; blades marked with longitudinal white lines; primary bracts wholly or mostly red-purple.’ It was decided to register the name as a cultivar in the BCR. Reg. Doc. 5/2016 by D Butcher.
Country of origin: Brazil / Australia