Neoregelia Red Of Rio
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Neoregelia Red Of Rio
synonym of Fireball, see Bromeletter 1990 2:5, 1991 2:13
From BSI register : cv. of collected seed - Ferris says, "I bought it as an offset from a seedling from seed from the mountains overlooking Rio (hence the name) - it appears to be similar but slightly larger than 'Fireball'" (syn. 'Fireball' (?)) Butcher says, "An apparent true species 15-18 cm diameter w/12 leaves"- forms dense clumps - now a breeding strain in Australia.
See Detective Derek: DD0611. for more details.
Ian Hook, Sydney 01/07.

Updated 25/06/11