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Okay bromeliad sleuths, time for another taxonomy mystery. This bromeliad was passed along from a neighbor and has finally bloomed after two years. My gut tells me that it's some form of an Aechmea Distichantha with a tight rosette, but since most pictures of distichantha show a branched and open inflorescence, it doesn't quite match up. Though these photos show an unbranched spike, they so sometimes branch at the base. The leaves are also rigid and incredibly spiny.