Neoregeliae macrosepalae

How to Cite

Luther, H. E. (1982). MISCELLANEOUS NEW TAXA OF BROMELIACEAE (II). Selbyana, 7(1), 90–93. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/120653


Plant propagating by short stemmed basal offsets; leaves about 20 in a spreading rosette, 40-80 cm long, sparsely and inconspicuously adpressed lepidote on both sides, the inner bright rose when flowering; sheaths elliptic, 12 cm long, 6-9 cm wide, concolorous with the blades; blades ligulate, rounded and apiculate, 3-6 cm wide, laxly serratewith antrorse 0.5-1 mm long spines; scape short; scape bracts densely imbricate, green; inflorescence many-flowered, 5-9 cm broad; floral bracts lanceolate, 4.5-5.5 cm long, sparsely lepidote, much exceeded by the sepals, green; pedicels slender, 2-2.5 cm long; sepals asymmetrical, sublanceolate, acuminate, 3-3.8 cm long, connate for 2 mm, green; petals acute, ca. 4.5 cm long, lavender-blue apically; ovary ellipsoid, 1-1.2 cm long.


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