Vriesea phillipocoburgii Wawra

Plant flowering 1-3 m high. Leaves many in dense spreading rosette; sheaths distinct, dark purple toward top; blades ligulate, 5-8 cm wide, usually green except for dark purple tip. Scape erect, shorter than leaves, with leaf-like bracts, the upper ones bright red. Inflorescence laxly paniculate. Branches almost erect, lax, to 50 cm long; floral bracts downwardly secund with the flowers, reaching the middle of the sepals, red; flowers on flower stalks 5-10 mm long; sepals yellow; petals 35-45 mm long, greenish toward tip; stamens protruding.

South-eastern Brazil

Source: Christensen, T.; Butcher, D. (2005). Bromeliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Poales
family       Bromeliaceae
genus        Vriesea Lindl.