Billbergia brasiliensis
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Billbergia brasiliensis
Inconsistency of petal coiling.
Fruit triangular in cross section.
Painting in Belgique Horticole 21:1-6.1871.
B. kuhlmannii in Brazil.
See Detective Derek DD1211 for details.
Billbergia brasiliensis. Derek Butcher 11/11.

Joe De Gabriel, BSA Show 10/10.
Note: - This immature plant was bought as brasiliensis and entered in Novice at BSA Show, but identity may be in doubt.
Check other sources for pictures. It is usually shown as a very upright, few leaved, tube with prominant banding.

Updated 02/12/11