Reference Catalog

Further information on abbreviations, People, Companies, and Publications mentioned in this Registry

AerialGdns
Aerial Gardens Nursery, Houston, TX. Purchaser of Hummel Collection in early 1980's
AM
Alberts and Merkle Bros., Inc., Boynton Beach, FL. - Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Anderson, G
George Anderson, New Orleans, LA. Hybridizer and grower specializing in Neoregelia
Anderson, J
John and Nelwyn Anderson, Epiphitimy Extension Station, Corpus Christi, TX. Collector and grower specializing in Aechmea
Andreas M
Michael Andreas, FL, Inaugural Webmaster of the BCR Data bank.
Antle
James (Jimmy) and Sandy Antle, Houston, TX. Hybridizers and growers of mainly Cryptanthus, Neoregelia, and xNeomea
Arden, J
John Arden, Vista, CA. Hybridizer and grower specializing in Vriesea
Ariza
Luiz Ariza-Julia, Dominican Republic, Hybridizer, collector and grower
AS or Seidel
Alvim Seidel, Santa Catarina, BR. - Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Baensch
Ulrich and Ursula Baensch, 1994 Blooming Bromeliads. Tropic Beauty Publishers, Nassau, Bahamas.
Bailey, P
Peggy Bailey, Ft Myers, FL. Grower and collector specializing in Neoregelia
BakerHbBrom
Baker, J.G. 1889 Handbook of the Bromeliaceae. Reprint 1972 by Cramer, J., Wheldon & Wesley, Ltd., Stechert-Hafner Service Agency, Inc. New York NY
Barry
David Barry, Jnr. Hybridizer and grower CA
Baskerville
Ellen Baskerville, Sarasota, FL. Collector and grower. a past BSI Registrar
BeachGdnCat
Beach Garden Nursery, Bill Swalley, Delhi, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Beadle, D
Don Beadle, Venice, FL. Hybridizer, grower and collector specializing in Billbergia. A past BSI Registrar
BelgHort
Morren, E., La Belgique Horticole. Belgian publication
Bello
Renato Bello, Mania Nursery, Rio de Janeiro, BR. Nurseryman, collector, hybridizer, and grower.
Berg, W
Wally Berg, Sarasota, FL. Dedicated collector, hybridizer and grower of all types of Bromeliads
BillBaker1998
California Gardens Nursery, Bill Baker, Tarzana? CA
BirdRock
Bird Rock Tropicals, Pam Koide & Wayne Schuster - Carlsbad, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
BlWorld
Blossom World Bromeliads, Bud Martin, Sanford, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalog
BM
Bromagic Nursery, Keith Golinski, Palmwoods, Qld., AU., Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
BP
Belton's Plants, San Diego, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Bradea
Journal Boletim do Herbarium Bradeanum. Rio de Janeiro, BR
Bradtberg
Keith Bradtberg, SA. AU. Hybridist and Grower
Bromelacen orBromeliaceen
Richter, Walter. 1962 & 1978. Zimmerpflanzen von heute und morgen: Bromeliaceen. Neuman Verlag, Leipzig, Germany (Differences in the editions)
Bromeletter
Journal of the Bromeliad Society of Australia, Inc Bimonthly publication, Sydney, AU
Bromeliaceae
Journal of Bromeliad Society of Queensland, Inc. Fortitude Valley, Qld., AU
Bromeliana
Journal of New York Bromeliad Society - Editor Herb Plever, New York NY
BromKramer
Kramer, Jack. 1981. Bromeliads. Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., New York, NY
BromModLvg
Wilson, Dr. Louis. 1977 Bromeliads for Modern Living. Merchants Publishing Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan
BromPapers
Hawkes, Alex. 1959-1964. Bromeliad Papers. Commentary and notes on Bromeliads - Published by the Author in Coconut Grove, FL
BromsPadilla
Padilla, Victoria. 1973. Bromeliads. Crown Publishers, Inc., New York, NY. several editions and 1986 paperback
BromTreasury
The Bromeliad Treasury, Sunnyvale, CA Bromeliad Nursery catalog 1981-1983
BromTreeCat
The Bromeliad Tree, John Laroche, Miami, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalog
BSI Judges Hdbk
The Bromeliad Society, Inc.1982. Handbook for Judges, Exhibitors, and Affiliates. Published by the Bromeliad Society, Inc., Austin, TX
BSI-ICBH-1979
Bromeliad Society, Inc 1979 International Checklist of Bromeliad Hybrids
BSI.org
Web site for the BSI
BSNZ
Newsletter of the New Zealand Bromeliad Society
Bud Dole
Bud Dole, Midland, TX. Hybridizer and grower.
Bullis, P
Patricia Bullis, Bullis Bromeliads, Princeton, FL. Hybridizer and grower
BullisCat or Bullis
Bullis Bromeliads, Harvey Bullis III, Princeton, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers.
Burstrom
Robert G. Burstrom, Plantation, FL.Hybridist and Grower
Butcher1982
Butcher, Derek. 1982 Checklist of Bromeliad Hybrids made in Australia as at June, 1982 Auspices of the Bromeliad Society of South Australia , Inc
Butcher1986-1997
Butcher, Derek. 1986, 1991, 1995, & 1997 Hybridist's Handbook and Checklist of Bromeliad Hybrids and Cultivars. Editions #2, 3, 4, & 5. Bromeliad Society of South Australia, Inc Another base set of documents without which the Registry was not possible
Butt
Len Butt, Qld, AU. Grower
CargoRpt
Tropiflora's Cargo report, Sarasota, FL. Commentary and catalog combined, periodic publication.
Carrone
Joseph (Joe) Carrone, New Orleans, LA. Hybridizer,collector and grower. A past BSI Registrar
Catlan
John Catlan, Qld. AU. Hybridist, Nurseryman, and Grower
CB
Cornelison's Bromeliads, Frank Cornelison, Fort Myers, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalog
CC
The Cryptanthus Society. Cryptanthus Cultivar Listings, Hybrid Registrations
ChevalierCat1942
Chevalier, Charles. 1942. Catalogue des Bromeliacees. printed in Collections de Botanique Systematique de l'Universite de Liege. Listing of Bromeliads
ChevalierMon1930
Chevalier, Charles. 1930. Monographie des Bromeliacees - Tillandsiees Printed in Bull. Mens. Soc. Nat. Hort. France. Monograph by Chevalier
Claire'sBrom
Claire's Bromeliads, Escondido, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
ColinCat
Colin's Nursery, Inc. Cornelius Coiln, Apopka, FL. Cryptanthus Nursery catalogs
ContGrHerb
Smith, Lyman. various dates. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University
CornBakCat
Corn. Bak B. V.Bromeliaceen, Assendelft, Holland, Cornelius Bak, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
CSJ
The Cryptanthus Society Journal from 1986 to date. - Four times yearly published by the Cryptanthus Society
Davis
Ralph Davis, hybridizer and grower FL.
DeLeonCat
DeLeon's Bromeliad World, inc., Nat DeLeon, Goulds, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
DeMeyerCat
H. De Meyer-De Rouck, Henry De Meyer, Laarne, Belgium, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
Deroose
Deroose Plants, Inc., Deroose, Reginald &Paul, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs.
DieBrom
Die Bromelie, Journal of German Bromeliad Society, Three time yearly, Deutsche Bromeliengesellschaft DGB, Frankfurt, Germany
Dimmitt
Dr. Mark Dimmitt, Curator of plants, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ. Hybridizer and grower specializing in Tillandsia
Dorr
Dorr, Kathy. 1977 Cryptanthus- One of the Bromeliad Family, Marka Publishing Co., Bellflower, CA
ElmoreList
James Elmoe, Bradenton, FL. Hybridizer,grower, Nurseryman and promoter of mainly Neoregelias - Business name was Rainbow's End Plantation
Exotic
Exotic Bromeliads, Charles Coolbaugh, Lakeland, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Exotica
Graf, A.B. 1957-1976+ Exotica. Series of volumes of pictorial Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants from tropical and sub-tropical regions, Roehrs Company, Inc.
ExoticPlantCat
Exotic Plant, Luc Pieters, Laarne, Belgium, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
Fairchild
Dean Fairchild, Miami, FL. Hybridizer, collector and grower.
FCBS
Newsletter of the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies, Inc., - periodic through the year. ALSO a Web site fcbs.org
fcbs.org
Web site for Bromeliad Encyclopedia on http://fcbs.org
Ferris
Olwen Ferris, Qld. AU. Hybridist, grower and long time Editor of Bromeletter
FG
Fantastic Gardens Nursery, Bob Mentelos, Miami, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
FL
Fuschia Land Nursery, Mike Kashkin, Los Angeles, CA Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Fl.FruitCropsFactSht
Florida Fruit Crops Fact Sheet, Publication of the Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
FlBras
Martius.1891. Flora Brasiliensis. Bromeliad monograph featuring the work of Carl Mez.
FloAdams
Flo Adams, Arlington, TX. Hybridizer and grower
FloraNeotropica
Smith, Lyman & Downs, Robert. !979 Flora Neotropica Bromeliad monograph #14 in 3 volumes
Flower
Andrew Flower, Wellington, NZ. Hybridist, Nurseryman, and Grower mainly of Tillandsia
Foster, M.
Mulford Foster, Pioneer Florida collector, Author, Nurseryman, Hybridizer,grower and promoter of Bromeliads
Franklin
Peter Franklin NSW. AU. Hybridist and Grower
Frase
William (Bill) Frase, Orlando, FL. Collector, Hybridizer and grower
FrasierRL
R.L.Frasier, Austin, TX. (and FL,) Collector, Grower, Hybridizer, Explorer, Nurseryman, and eclectic humorist.
Garrison
Don & Betty Garrison, Houston, TX. growers and collectors
GartenFl
Wittmack, L. Gartenflora. German periodical early 1900's
GartenZeit
Early German Botanical Journal Allgemeine Gartenzeitung
Gartwelt
German journal from the early 1900's. Gartenwelt.
GN
Garretson's Nursery, CA Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
GoldenLake
Golden Lake Greenhouse, Moorpark, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Golinsky
Keith Golinsky, Qld., AU. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
GolinskyVideo
Keith Golinsky, Bromagic Nursery, Palmwoods, Qld., AU. 1997. A presentation of 734 identified Bromeliads in a 90 minute Video.
Goode
Grace Goode, prominent Hybridizer, grower and collector, Qld., AU. Best known for Cryptanthus, Neoregelia, and Billbergia.
Grande
Elmore, James. 1978-1979. Grande Magazine for Bromeliophiles in four issues. Published by the Florida Council of Bromeliad Societies
Groves
Grant Groves, Tropical Arts Nursery, Orlando, FL. Nurseryman, Hybridizer, and grower
Hanson
Bea Hanson, Auckland, NZ Grower and Author
Hawkes A
Alex Hawkes, FL. see under 'BromPapers' above
HerbHill
Hill's Raingreen Tropicals, Herb Hill, Lithia Bromeliad Nursery catalogs. Specializing in Vriesea
HK
Harvey Kendall's Plant Ranch, Placentia, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs.
HNH
His 'N Hers Nursery, Arla Rutledge, Fullerton, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Hodgson
Charles Hodgson, Vic. AU. Collector and Grower in 1950's
Horne
Jerry Horne, Florida grower and collector, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Huddy P
Vriesea enthusiast, Adelaide, AU. Pioneer for a system of cultivar groups in Vriesea
Hummel
Ed Hummel, Hummel's Exotic Gardens, Carlsbad, CA. Hybridist, Bromeliad Nursery Catalogs
Hutchinson
Paul Hutchinson, Tropic World Nursery, Escondido, CA. Collector and Nurseryman/grower
J.S.N.H.F. orJ.Soc.Nat. Hor.Fr. 1893
Bulletin de la Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France
JBS
The Bromeliad Society, Intl. Journal of the Bromeliad Society. 1951 to date. Bimonthly. Past Editor Tom Lineham, Current Editor Chet Blackburn
JeffRoss
Jeff Ross, Sarasota, FL. Hybridizer, Nurseryman, and grower
JimRoy
Jim Roy's Exotics, Jimmie Prinz, Alice, TX. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Johnson,C
Carol Johnson, Pineapple Place Nursery, Longwood, FL. Hybridizer and collector
JRC
Julius Roehrs Company, Rutherford, NJ. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Kellett
Maurice Kellett, Melbourne AU. Hybridizer and Grower
KentCat or Kent's
Kent's Bromeliad Nursery, Inc., Jeffrey Kent, Vista, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
Kretschmann,N
Norm Kretschmann, Qld., AU. Hybridizer mainly of Cryptanthus
Ladd
Allan Ladd, NSW. AU. Hybridist, Nurseryman, and Grower
Larnach
Robert Larnach, NSW. AU Hybridizer mainly of Neoregelia
LeeMooreCat
Lee Moore, Miami. FL. Collector and Grower, Bromeliad Nursery catalogs & flyers
Loose
Warren Loose, Southern Exposure Nursery, Beaumont, TX. Nurseryman, Author, Collector and Grower
Lorenz
Elmer Lorenz, Los Angeles, CA. Pioneer Californian plantsman, grower, and collector
Los Milagros
Los Milagros Nursery, Don Beadle, Venice, FL. Billbergia Nursery catalogs
Luther
Harry Luther, Bomeliad Identification Center, Selby Gardens, Sarasota, FL. Taxonomist, Collector, Author, and Authority on Bromeliads
LutherList
Luther, Harry & Sieff, Edna. 1994 to date. An Alphabetical List of Bromeliad Binomials . The Bromeliad Society, Intl., Newberg, OR
MarilynGdns
Marilyn's Gardens, Marilyn Cohen, Santa Ana, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Marz
Marz Bromeliads, Moorpark, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
McCrory
Audrey McCrory & family, Boggy Creek Nursery, Kissimmee, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
McGill
McGill's Nursery, Bromeliad catalogs
McQueen
Jim McQueen, Tas. AU. Hybridist, Nurseryman and Grower
Meilleur
Charlie & Rosa Meilleur, Dane Company, Corpus Christi, TX. Bromeliad Nursery, Collectors, Hybridizers and Growers
Mez1892FloraBras
Mez, Carl. 1891-1894, Bromeliaceae in Martius Flora Brasiliensis. Munich, Germany - Vol3 Part 3, pp173-634m pls. 51 - 114.
Mez1896
Mez, Carl. 1896. In Bromeliaceae in Candolle's Monographiae Phanerogamarum
Mez1935
Mez, Carl. 1935. Das Pflanzenreich. Vol. 4. Bromeliad monograph. Leipzig, Germany
Misso
Nezley Misso, Qld. AU. Hybridist and Grower
Morren
Edouard Morren, Editor of the Belgian periodical Belgique Horticole. in late 1800's
Morris
William Morris, NSW. AU. Hybridizer and Grower
Nally
Julian Nally, Gotha, FL. Nurseryman, Hybridizer and Grower
NewTillHdbk
Shimizu, Hideo & Takisawa, Hiroyuki. 1998 New Tillandsia Handbook. Japan Cactus Planning Co. Press
NewWorld
New World Bromeliads, Al Muzzell, Gainsville, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
NJB
New Jersey Bromeliads, Hillsdale, NJ. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
O'Reilly
Thelma O'Reilly, La Mesa, CA Grower and Collector
OdeanHead or Head
Odean Head, Houston, TX. Hybridizer and Grower
Oeser
Dr. Richard Oeser, Germany. Source of numerous Neoregelia hybrids in the 1960's
OG
Oakhurst Gardens, James Giridlian, Early California Nurseryman, Collector, Grower, and Hybridizer
OrnamentalOutlook
Periodical magazine of the Ornamental plant Trade
PatentDocuments
Information from documents submitted with a patent application for plants
Paterson
Margaret Paterson, Qld. AU. Hybridizer and Grower
Paylen
William (Bill) Paylen, Camarillo, CA Pioneer California Plantsman, Collector and Grower
PDC
Paul De Coster, Melle, Belgium. Hybridizer and Nurseryman specializing in Cryptanthus
PflanzenIV
See Mez1935
PineapplePl
Pineapple Place, Carol & Geoff Johnson, Longwood, FL Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
PlantsinDesign
Plants in Design Nursery, Mitch Rabin, Miami, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
Plaza
Plaza Nursery and Flower Shop, Buena Park, CA.
PltShopCat
The Plant Shop, Bob Cole, Reseda, CA Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Price
Andy Price, Tampa, FL. Hybridizer and Grower
Przetocki
Vic Przetocki, WA. AU. Hybridizer and Grower
Quilhot
Hazel Quilhot, "Q" Gardens Nursery, Bradenton, FL. Pioneer Florida grower, Collector, Lecturer, and Promoter of Bromeliads
RegDoc
Registration forms and Documents lodged with new cultivar registrations
Reilly
Rolly Reilly, Qld. AU. Hybridist and Grower
Richtmyer
Carole Richtmyer, Houston, TX. Hybridizer, Collector, and Grower specializing in Cryptanthus
Rutledge
Arla Rutledge, His 'N Hers Nursery, Fullerton, CA. Hybridizer and grower of primarily Cryptanthus
Samyn
Dr. Gilbert Samyn, Research Station for Ornamental Plant Growing, Centre of Agricultural Research, Melle, Belgium
SDDN
Seaborn Del Dios Nursery, Bill Seaborn, Escondido, CA Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
SE
Southern Exposure Nursery, Bob Whitman, Beaumont, TX Bromeliad Nursery catalogs specializing in Cryptanthus
Sheffield
Mollie Sheffield, Kingwood, TX. Collector and Grower
Shelldance
Shelldance Nursery, Michael Rothen berg, Pacifica, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Skotak
Chester Skotak, DuraFlor Nursery, Costa Rica. Hybridizer especially of variegated Neoregelias, Collector, Nurseryman and Grower
Smith
Edgar Smith, Dallas, TX. Grower and Hybridizer
Smith
Sam & Hattie Lou Smith, Ft Myers, FL. Hybridizers, Collectors, and Growers
Smith,B
Smith, Brian. 1984. Manuscript of Bromeliad Hybrids and Cultivars . Edition 2 published by the author - the base document for this Registry.
Springhill
Springhill Bromeliad Nursery, Gainsville, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Stonor
Bernard Stonor, WA. AU. Hybridist and Grower
SUP-ICBH-1985
The Bromeliad Society, Inc., 1985 Supplement to International Checklist of Bromeliad Hybrids. Nat DeLeon, Registrar
Tarver, H
Helga Tarver, Clearwater, FL. Grower and student of Bromeliad literature, very important contributor to this Registry
TF
Tropiflora, Dennis & Linda Cathcart, Sarasota, FL. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and flyers
TFG
Talnadge Fern Gardens, Chula Vista, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
TheBromeliads1990
Duval, Andre. 1896. The Bromeliads. Paris, FR. Reprinted 1990 by Michael Rothenberg. Big Bridge Press, San Francisco, CA
Tillandsia
Isley III, Paul. 1987. Tillandsia Botanical Press, Gardena, CA.
TillInt
Tillandsia International, Frank Messina, Coarsegold, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Trahan, L
Lou & Doug Trahan, Mauriceville, LA. Growers, Collectors, and active supporters of Bromeliads
Tristram
Peter Tristram, NSW. AU. Hybridist, Nurseryman, and Grower
TW
Tropic World Nursery, Paul Hutchinson, Escondido, CA. Catalogs
TwyfordPlantLabs
Twyford Plant Laboratories, FL. Tissue culture specialists, catalogs and flyers
Uncle Derek says
A section of Bromeliad Encyclopedia on http://fcbs.org
Vandervort
Dutch Vandervort, Marina del Rey, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs and grower of primarily terrestrial Bromeliads
Velco
Velco Importers, Los Angeles, CA. Bromeliad Nursery catalogs
Wasley
Clyde Wasley, Qld. AU. Hybridist and Grower of mainly Billbergia
Wein.III.Gartenzeit
Early German ? Austrian Garden periodical? See Gartenzeit?
Wiley
Charles Wiley, Palos Verdes, CA. Hybridist and Grower
WitteHybrBrom
Witte, E. Th. 1898. Hybrides de Bromeliacees Cultives en Europ. Listing of European hybrids in 1894, Published by Mo. Bot. Garden
Work, B
Bob Work, Miami, FL. Collector, Hybridizer, and Grower
Wurthmann
Ervin Wurthmann, Velva Dean Tropicals, Seffner, FL. Collector, Hybridizer, Nurseryman, and Grower
Yamamoto
Howard Yamamoto, Hawaii. Hybridizer, Nurseryman and Grower
Zmrpflnzn
See Bromeliaceen, Richter

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