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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (17603) 2023-08-02

BILLBERGIA ‘Bongaree’ Aizlewood. Greg 2004

Mature, tubular, black-spined rosette to 25cm. high x 8cm. wide. Dark green / maroon leaves heavily mottled cream and flushed pink in strong light. Arching spike of rosy pink scape bracts, creamy yellow ovaries, coral pink sepals plus purple -tipped petals Cultivar name derived from a local indigenous language, meaning "Bribe Island"., also the name of a young aboriginal boy who accompanied British explorer Matthew Flinders to Moreton Bay, southern Queensland. Reg. Doc. 11/2020
Country of origin: Queensland Australia

Seed Parent: Golden Joy Pollen Parent: Domingos Martins x amoena var. minor