Billbergia sanderiana Morren

Leaves in a funnel-shaped rosette, 30-40 cm long, 5-6 cm wide, green; margins with long black spines. Scape upright, shorter than the leaves, with large pink bracts. Inflorescence pendulous; sepals green to blue; petals green tipped with blue.


Source: Christensen, T.; Butcher, D. (2005). Bromeliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Poales
family       Bromeliaceae
genus        Billbergia Thunb.