What is this? [pic]
I bought this at a store at the Jersey shore because I thought the idea of an air plant was neat. I never thought to learn more about it, but now id like to. So first off, what the hell is it? I think its a bromeliad but I'm not sure. It has stayed this size since I bought it. And with that comes a concern. The end parts of the leaves or whatever you'd call them (which Id love to know what they're called) have curled up and gone brown. Also the rooty looking part at the bottom is brown and dead feeling and the pieces fall off easily. I would spray it with water every now and then. This has been this way for a while now, but I didnt worry because the plants still green. But now I am wondering if its evergreen. I don't know. And my last question is what is the white fuzzy stuff growing up the bottom part of it? It looks nothing like mold. I would have pronounced this plant dead long ago, but it is still green and I don't know squat about its species.