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Duc de Wellington

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Cultivar
Duc de Wellington
Originator
Calot
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1859

Species: P. albiflora. History: Originated by Calot in 1859. DESCRIPTION IN BRIEF: Bomb, white with sulphur center, late bloomer, very good. DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL: Bomb type, well differentiated, two rows of large broad guards; outer staminodes one-sixteenth inch wide, inner ones to one-half inch wide, very thick with sulphur tint. Carpels visible, light green and covered with white wool: stigmas cream colored, often transforming. Color white, sulphur center. Size large. Odor pleasant XX. Foliage rather small leaves but vigorous, smooth and medium in color.

Reference: 1908-CUB 259:131