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Aechmaea distacantha
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Argentina: Terrestrial bromeliad Aechmaea distacantha

Large terrestrial bromeliad (Bromeliaceae) Aechmaea distacantha. Like many bromeliads, A. distacantha catches water in a cup formed by its leaves. The water in the cup is used by the plant but is also a valuable resource to many small animals.

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