Alcantarea heloisae
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Alcantarea heloisae
Alcantarea Black Edmundoi
As grown by Olive Trevor. This name was unofficially given to a plant that had edmundoi on the label but had dark leaves and didnít look like an edmundoi (as we know it). When it flowered in 2008 details were sent to Leonardo Versieux who is doing a Doctorate on the genus and he considered it to be Alcantarea heloisae.

Photo by Bruce Dunstan. Grown as "Black Edmundoi".
Richard Harper

Updated 14/07/08