Acanthostachys

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  Acanthostachys pitcairnioides Acanthostachys strobilacea  
 
Acanthostachys is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae, subfamily Bromelioideae. The genus name is from the Greek “acanthos” (thorny, spiny) and “stachys” (a flower spike).
Species

Acanthostachys pitcairnioides (Mez) Rauh & Barthlott (distribution : Northeast Brazil)
Acanthostachys strobilacea (Schultes f.) Klotzsch (distribution : Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina)