A Four-petaled Neoregelia

Photos by Giselle Blythe

4 peteled Neo

Bromeliad flower parts are supposed to be in three's. Here is a Neoregelia that violates that rule by having four flower petals. Giselle reports that this is not a one time occurance as every rosette for the last several years has produced both 3- and 4-petaled flowers.