Plant ID forum: Which Bromeliad ?

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Name: Paul
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Paul2032
Feb 17, 2014 11:54 AM CST
Any idea?
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Feb 17, 2014 12:41 PM CST
Might be Vriesea splenriet. Smiling
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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Feb 17, 2014 12:56 PM CST
What about Vriesea splendens.......Flaming Sword or is that the same plant?
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Feb 17, 2014 1:06 PM CST
Not the same, I don't think. I believe the inflorescence is different.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Feb 21, 2014 11:42 PM CST

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'Splenriet' is a V. splendens cultivar. Logees cat. just arrived in the mail Tee.
http://registry.bsi.org/index.php?fields=&id=9127&search=spl...

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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Feb 22, 2014 7:28 AM CST
So which of the two do you think it is? I have only been able to compare photos online.
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Name: Evan
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eclayne
Feb 22, 2014 9:27 AM CST

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I've no idea Tee. I was pointing to a photo(s). you and Paul were both thinking V. splendens, or one of it's varieties.
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Name: Carole
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SongofJoy
Feb 22, 2014 1:03 PM CST
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