6 cm wide, erect, exceeding the leaves, lepidote; peduncle bracts the lower ones foliaceous
, 7-9 cm long, ca.
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4 cm in diameter; primary bracts the outer ones foliaceous
, rose near the base and green toward the apex, the inner ones narrowly subtriangular, ca.
7 cm in diameter, densely white-lanate, green with color obscured by the trichomes, scape bracts foliaceous
and similar to the leaves, subspreading-arcuate to reflexed.
peduncle suberect to curved, 80-110 cm long, 5-7 mm wide, glandular puberulent, green (drying with a pale midsection); peduncle bracts long attenuate, the lower ones foliaceous
, gradually changing to floral bract size; axis 5 mm in diameter; floral bracts ovate, sub-auriculate, acuminate to apiculate in the upper ones, 15-50 mm long, (7-)12-15 mm wide, spreading or reflexed, green to papyraceously when dry, entire, finely nerved, ecarinate, glandular, all longer than the pedicels.
3 cm in diameter, sulcate; scape bracts foliaceous
and not distinguishable from the leaves, not covering the scape, suberect to spreading.
5-2 cm in diameter, erect, glabrous, bright red, internodes 8-13 cm long; scape bracts green except for the red base, glabrescent, the basal ones foliaceous
, suberect, several times longer than the internodes, not hiding the scape, the upper ones subfoliaceous, to long ovatelanceolate, caudate, subspreading with recurved apex, 16-25 x 5.
6 cm in diameter, slightly sulcate; scape bracts foliaceous
and not distinguishable from the leaves, not covering the scape.
5-3 cm diameter; scape bracts straw colored, foliaceous
, densely lepidote on both surfaces, reducing their longitude gradually to the apex, densely imbricate, longer than the internodes; sheaths ovate-elliptic, 5.
5 cm in diameter (not including the primary bracts); Primary bracts foliaceous
to subfoliaceous, spreading-recurved; Fascicles 10-11 in number, pulvinate, 16-17 x 14-16 mm long (excluding the petals), ca.
5 cm in diameter, sessile but elongate; floral bracts foliaceous
, distinctly exceeding the flowers; flowers 35-40 mm long (with extended petals), fragrant, distinctly pedicelate, pedicels terete to slightly complanate, 3-5 x 1.
2 cm in diameter at the apex; scape bracts foliaceous
and not distinguishable from the leaves, subspreading-arcuate.