Return to the Bromeliad Forum | Post a Follow-Up

Billbergia viridiflora

Posted by dashgogo (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 18, 09 at 1:39

For anyone from Australia, does the species Billbergia viridiflora exist in Australia? I can't find any trace of it.


Follow-Up Postings:

RE: Billbergia viridiflora

Hi Dashgogo,

I don't know if it is available in Australia. I haven't seen it here, and I've been collecting for quite a few years now. If I had seen it, I would have one (or two!), as I love species broms, and have long-admired that one's long, hanging inflorescence. If it has reached our fair shore, it is certainly not commonly available.

News Flash! - I just looked it up on the FCBS photo index, and see it has been photographed by Unc Derek and Peter Franklin - both Aussies. Peter Franklin lives closer to you, in the Newcastle area. He can be contacted through the Hunter Bromeliad Society.

Good luck in your quest.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!

Return to the Bromeliad Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.

Learn more about in-text links on this page here