Alcantarea Grubski's regina
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These have been photographed by Ken Woods in Mark Grubski's shade house, December 2006.
The longest spikes had reached the ceiling, "3 or 4 meters" according to Ken.
But there seems some question whether they really are regina, and we would very much appreciate other peoples opinion.