A cultivar of (Billbergia nutans x Aechmea recurvata v. benrathii) Stewart. A cute, clumping, easy to grow miniature bigeneric hybrid. Slender, stiff, moderately spiny leaves of light green, form upright, clustering rosettes to about 8 to 10 inches tall. The inflorescence is fairly attractive, erect to nodding, with bright red bracts, streaked with grey trichomes and a cluster of violet trimmed, green flowers. Can take on a reddish cast if grown in strong light. Suitable for terrariums.