What type is this, how should it be watered, and potted? IT is a very small plant the stalk is only 2″ in diameter.
Your plant is a Bromeliad vriesie. There are complete care instructions for Bromeliads in the Popular HousePlant section of the website. http://www.houseplant411.com/houseplant/bromeliad-fasciata.
The varieties pictured may be different but the care is the same.