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BILLBERGIA ‘Leopoldii’ Witte <1894

Billbergia xLeopoldi From Mez in DC Mon. Phan. 304. 1896 B. decora x Saundersii. Folia sicut in B. saundersii picta eodemque modo ac ibi formata; flores conspicue pedicellati; petala pulcherrime violacea hanc indicant: at vero B. decoram: inflorescentia pendula; petala revolute; folia undulate – B. Leopoldi Cat. Brom. Lugd. –Bat. 1894, p. 11, non Morr. (V. v. in hort. Lugd. –Bat.) Translated by Butcher B. decora x Saundersii. Leaves just as in B. saundersii coloured and in shape; flowers conspicuously pedicellate; revealing petals a very beautiful violet: yet clearly from B. decora: inflorescence pendulous; petals revolute; leaves undulate – B. Leopoldi Cat. Brom. Lugd. –Bat. 1894, p. 11, non Morr. (V. v. in hort. Lugd. –Bat.)

Seed Parent: decora Pollen Parent: saundersii
Cat.Br.Lund.Bat.11, BSI-ICBH-1979, JBS 1:19,35; 2:20; 12:44,94; 13:7; 16:63; 18:10,Flora Neo p2035