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The nothogenus is presented in short form, including bibliographical citation, synonymy, parent genera, and etymology.

×Neophytum M. B. Foster (Bromeliad Soc. Bull. 8: 73, 1958). — Distr: Cultivated only.

= Neoregelia × Orthophytum. Smith & Downs (1979: 2064) mention the hybrid N. bahiana × O. navioides (now classified as Sincoraea), for which the formal name × Neophytum lymanii M. B. Foster was published in 1964 (illustrated by Roguenant & al. (2016: 587)). Many more cultivars are offered in the horticultural trade, many of them producing rosettes with numerous gracefully ascending to arching leaves that turn red in strong light.


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  1. 1.Sukkulenten-Sammlung ZürichGrün Stadt ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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