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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (726) 2021-04-02

BILLBERGIA ‘Breauteana’ Andre, Eduard.

(See 'Calophylla', 'Joliboisii', 'Rhedonensis', 'Cappei', 'Zebrina Cappeana', 'Oberthueri', 'Oon-Tah', 'Collevii', 'Herbaultii' & 'Wittmackiana' ) -Padilla said, "Broad 2' leaves are copiously banded in white - the large drooping panicle has bright red bracts w/very large flowers w/bright violet petals". Probably not in accurately named cultivation in the USA. (See also WitteHybrBrom5 1894 and Duval, The Bromeliads1990p133) - Duval and Chevalier differ on which is seed and pollen parent - See also 'Charles Webb'

Seed Parent: vittata Pollen Parent: pallescens
BSI-ICBH-1979, ChevalierCat1942, JBS 1:20; 15:82, RevHort56:117, BromsPadilla 124, BakerHbBrom 83