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Oct 26, 2011 2:51 PM CST
Name: Myriam Vandenberghe
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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I met this impressive big plant on a wild beach by the sea in a rainforest area in Paraty, Brazil..
Could it be a Bromelia?

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Oct 26, 2011 3:08 PM CST

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Definitely a member of the Bromeliad family. Gorgeous spike!
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Oct 26, 2011 4:20 PM CST
Name: Myriam Vandenberghe
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
Bee Lover Organic Gardener Native Plants and Wildflowers Frogs and Toads Ferns I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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Thanks Hetty! Hoping still that someone can narrow it down..
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Nov 6, 2011 2:57 AM CST
Name: Myriam Vandenberghe
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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Bromelia balansae is the name. Thanks to "saltceder" for the ID!

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Nov 6, 2011 6:14 AM CST
Name: Karen
Cincinnati, Oh (Zone 6a)
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OK, Janet, where are ya??? Hilarious!

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Nov 6, 2011 8:20 AM CST
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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Lol, I only came onto the scene here late Karen so I missed Myriam's earlier posts! I was too busy taking photos etc. but the weather is not so good now and I have more time.
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