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BILLBERGIA ‘Chevalieri’ Chevalier <1930

cv. of pyramidalis (thyrsoidea v. fastuosa) X cylindrostachya (maxima) - (See 'Marquis de Villalobar') - Chevalier said, "Large to 1 meter - form of giant pyramidalis - leaves more numerous ample and erect forming a long flaring tube - horizontal stem - dozen beautiful hood shaped cherry red lance-elliptic bracts - very dark purple recurled petals".

Seed Parent: pyramidalis Pollen Parent: cylindrostachya (maxima)
JBS 1:20; 4:40ill, BSI-ICBH-1979, RevueHort1935-419ill, ChevalierCat1942p54