The Vosmaeri Parrot can be distinguished from the other subspecies by the different purple coloration, size, and the large amount of yellow throughout the tail.
Larger than the Grand Eclectus, the Vosmaeri's Eclectus is the second largest subspecies kept in aviculture today. At maturity, the Vosmaeri Parrot averages 15 inches in length. Males are a lighter green with yellowish feathering on their back, nape and back of the head. The male also has extensive red on the sides of its body, and the primary feathers do not have green edging. Vosmaeri Eclectus females have a violet breast with some red. They have yellow coloring at the base of their tail and on the vent.