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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (12811) 2015-04-10

xNEOMEA ‘Serrata Comet’ ? / Little R* 2008

Mature open rosette to 90cms. diameter x 30cms. high. Glossy, narrow (4cms. wide), arching, bronze green leaves, brown-spined, with russet red muted longitudinal patches. Short, branched, star-like spike of bright rosy red bracts and whitish flowers. Seed parent was acquired as Aechmea serrata but later identified as Aechmea smithiorum. Birds-n-bees bigeneric with pollen parent unknown. Grex sibling = x Neomea 'Serrata Star'. Reg. Doc. 4/2015.
Country of origin: N.S.W. Australia

Seed Parent: Aechmea smithiorum Pollen Parent: Neoregelia sp. or hyb.