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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (3554) --

NEOREGELIA ‘Checkmate’ Elmore, J. (#1095) 1977

cv. of 'Catherine Wilson' X 'Takemura Princeps' - Medium plant 13" tall x 22" across w/3" leaves in a unique black-red irregular pattern - spotted like the seed parent - deeply stacked leaves. - (Other cvs. = 'King's Gambit', 'Queen's Gambit', 'French Defense', 'Noblesse Oblige', 'Scotch Gambit', 'Black King', 'Sicilian Defense', 'Ruy Lopez', 'White Queen', 'Petroff', 'Black Queen', 'White King', 'King's Indian Defense', 'Givoco Piono' & 'Black Knight'

Seed Parent: 'Catherine Wilson' Pollen Parent: 'Takemura Princeps'
JBS 33:82; 216ill ('King's Gambit'), MB1998