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BILLBERGIA ‘Penumbra’ Walters, Kevin. circa 1975

Mature, tubular rosette, flaring at the top, to 50cm. high x 30cm. diameter. . Black-spined, bronzed green leaves cross-banded silver and foliage can turn purplish in strong light. Pendant spikes of rose pink scape bracts, pale green ovaries, pinkish sepals tipped purple and purple flowers. Reg. Doc. 1982
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: sanderiana Pollen Parent: vittata
Butcher1982, JBS 39:215, BSNZJan1988