Tillandsia

[n] - large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses
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Tillandsia

Til·land'si·a noun [ New Latin So named after Prof. Tillands , of Abo, in Finland.] (Botany) A genus of epiphytic endogenous plants found in the Southern United States and in tropical America. Tillandsia usneoides , called long moss , black moss , Spanish...
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Tillandsia

Til·land'si·a noun [ New Latin , after Prof. Tillands , of Abo, in Finland.] (Botany) An immense genus of epiphytic bromeliaceous plants confined to tropical and subtropical America. They usually bear a rosette of narrow overlapping basal leaves, which often hold a considerable quan...
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tillandsia

<botany> A genus of epiphytic endogenous plants found in the Southern United States and in tropical America. Tillandsia usneoides, called long moss, black moss, Spanish moss, and Florida moss, has a very slender pendulous branching stem, and forms great hanging tufts on the branches of trees. It is often used for stuffing mattresses. ... Orig...
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Tillandsia

genus Tillandsia noun large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses
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Tillandsia

• (n.) An immense genus of epiphytic bromeliaceous plants confined to tropical and subtropical America. They usually bear a rosette of narrow overlapping basal leaves, which often hold a considerable quantity of water. The spicate or paniculate flowers have free perianth segments, and are often subtended by colored bracts. Also, a plant of thi...
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Tillandsia

the most widely distributed genus of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae), containing about 500 species of tropical American plants. They are mainly ... [5 related articles]
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Tillandsia

Tillandsia is a genus of tropical American herbaceous plants, mostly epiphytal in habit, and possessing considerable beauty. They bear narrow, entire leaves, and terminal spikes of flowers, with free sepals and petals.
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Tillandsia

Tillandsia is a genus of about 609 to 639 species of evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the forests, mountains and deserts of Central and South America, the southern United States and the West Indies. Common names for Tillandsia include air plant, Ball moss (T. recurvata) and Spanish moss, the latter referr...
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