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VRIESEA ‘Papa Chevalier’ Chevalier, Hort. Leod. 1920

cv. of 'Mephisto' X pastuchoffiana - Decorative foliage - Chevalier said, "A fine hybrid resembling the male parent but having a scape terminated by a beautiful red-purple triangular spike" - Dutrie said, "The hybrid retains the decorative foliage of the sire..while improving the color of the bracts from brown to blood-red".

Seed Parent: Mephisto Pollen Parent: pastuchoffiana
JBS 1:21; 2:41; 39:31; 45:103, ChevalierMon1930, ChevalierCat1942p82