|Tillandsia subg. Phytarrhiza
| Tillandsia subg. Phytarrhiza
Tillandsia subg. Phytarrhiza is a subgenus of the genus Tillandsia .
The Bromeliaceae is a family of monocot flowering plants of 75 genera and around 3590 known species native mainly to the tropical Americas, with a few species found in the American subtropics and one in tropical west Africa, Pitcairnia feliciana.
Spanish moss is an epiphytic flowering plant that often grows upon large trees in tropical and subtropical climates. It is native to much of Mexico, Bermuda, the Bahamas, Central America, South America, the Southern United States, and West Indies. It has been naturalized in Queensland (Australia). It is known as "grandpa's beard" in French Polynesia.
Tillandsia is a genus of around 650 species of evergreen, perennial flowering plants in the family Bromeliaceae, native to the forests, mountains and deserts of northern Mexico and south-eastern United States, Mesoamerica and the Caribbean to mid Argentina. Their leaves, more or less silvery in color, are covered with specialized cells (trichomes) capable of rapidly absorbing water that gathers on them.
Tillandsia recurvata, commonly known as small ballmoss or ball moss, is a flowering plant in the family Bromeliaceae that grows upon larger host plants. It grows well in areas with low light, little airflow, and high humidity, which is commonly provided by southern shade trees, often the southern live oak. It is not a parasite like mistletoe, but an epiphyte like its relative Spanish moss.
Tillandsia aeranthos is a species of plant in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina.
Tillandsia bulbosa, the bulbous airplant, is a species in the genus Tillandsia. It is widespread across Central America, the West Indies, southern Mexico, and northern and eastern South America.
Diaphoranthema is a subgenus of the genus Tillandsia.
Tillandsia subg. Allardtia is a subgenus of the genus Tillandsia.
Tillandsia subg. Anoplophytum is a subgenus of the genus Tillandsia.
Tillandsia brachycaulos is a species in the genus Tillandsia. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and Venezuela.
Tillandsia erubescens is a species of epiphytic plants of the genus Tillandsia. This species is endemic to Mexico, found over much of the country from Chihuahua to Oaxaca.
Tillandsia gardneri is a species in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to Trinidad & Tobago, Colombia, eastern Brazil and Venezuela.
Tillandsia geminiflora is a species in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to Brazil, Suriname, Paraguay, Uruguay, and the Misiones Province of Argentina.
Tillandsia stricta is a species in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to South America and Trinidad.
Tillandsia tenuifolia, the narrowleaf airplant, is a species in the genus Tillandsia. This species is widespread across much of South America and the Caribbean islands.
Tillandsia fasciculata, commonly known as the giant airplant or cardinal airplant, is a species of bromeliad that is native to Central America, Mexico, the West Indies, northern South America, and the southeastern United States. Within the United States, this airplant is at risk of extirpation from the Mexican bromeliad weevil, Metamasius callizona.
Tillandsia ionantha, the air plant, is a species of plant in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to Central America and Mexico. It is also reportedly naturalized in Broward County, Florida.
Tillandsia utriculata, commonly known as the spreading airplant or the giant airplant, is a species of bromeliad that is native to Florida and Georgia in the United States, the Caribbean, southern and eastern Mexico, Central America, and Venezuela.
Tillandsia baileyi, commonly known as the reflexed airplant or Bailey's ball moss, is a species of bromeliad that is native to southern Texas in the United States and Tamaulipas in Mexico. It is found along the Gulf of Mexico from Kingsville, Texas to Tampico, Tamaulipas. Preferred host plants for this epiphyte include Southern live oak and Texas ebony.
Tillandsia latifolia is a species of flowering plant in the genus Tillandsia. This species is native to Ecuador and Peru. Four varieties are recognized: