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BILLBERGIA ‘Marquis De Villalobar’ Chevalier, Hort. Leod. <1917

cv. of pyramidalis v. pyramidalis (v. fastuosa) X cylindrostachya (maxima) - (See 'Chevalieri') - Chevalier said, "The plants - very vigorous - approach the pollen parent in their large erect leaves but form a narrower tube not swollen at the base - bracts are 10 cm in an intense shade of vermillion-pink rose - 20 violet blue corkscrew petals".

Seed Parent: pyramidalis ( v. fastuosa) Pollen Parent: cylindrostachya (maxima)
BSI-ICBH-1979, JBS 4:39, ChevalierCat1942, Bull.Soc.Nat.Hort.France 1931