Tillandsia
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[ Tillaeastrum ] [ Tillandsia ] [ Tillospermum ]

Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Tillandsia

Spanish moss
airplant
needleleaf
pinon
small ballmoss

Hierarchical position of the Genus Tillandsia

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
  
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
  
   SuperOrdo  Bromelianae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 235. 1992.
  
   Ordo  Bromeliales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 54. 1829.
  
   Subordo  Bromeliineae Engl.
pub. Syllabus, ed. 2: 86. Mai 1898.
  
   Familia  Bromeliaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 49. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Bromeliads
  
   Subfamilia  Tillandsioideae Burnett
pub. Outl. Bot.: 442. Jun 1835.
   Tribus  Tillandsieae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 55. 1829.
   Genus  Tillandsia L.
pub. (1753)
common name: airplant

Named members of the Genus Tillandsia

1
   Species  aloifolia Hook.
syn. Tillandsia flexuosa
2
   Species  baileyi Rose ex Small
common name: reflexed airplant
3
   Species  balbisiana J.A. & J.H. Schultes
common name: northern needleleaf
4
   Species  bartramii Ell.
common name: Bartram's airplant
5
   Species  bulbosa Hook.
common name: bulbous airplant
6
   Species  circinnata auct. non Schlecht.
syn. Tillandsia paucifolia
7
   Species  fasciculata Sw.
 
8
   Varietas  clavispica Mez
common name: giant airplant
9
   Varietas  densispica Mez
common name: giant airplant
10
   Varietas  fasciculata
common name: giant airplant
11
   Varietas  floridana L.B. Sm.
syn. Tillandsia ×floridana
12
   Varietas  venosispica Mez
common name: giant airplant
13
   Species  festucoides Brongn. ex Mez
common name: fescue airplant
14
   Species  flexuosa Sw.
common name: twisted airplant
15
   Species  hystricina Small
syn. Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica
16
   Species  juncea auct. non (Ruiz & Pavón) Poir.
syn. Tillandsia bartramii
17
   Species  lineatispica Mez
common name: pinon
18
   Species  myriophylla Small
syn. Tillandsia bartramii
19
   Species  nutans Sw.
syn. Catopsis nutans
20
   Species  paucifolia Baker
common name: potbelly airplant
21
   Species  polystachya auct. non (L.) L.
syn. Tillandsia ×smalliana
22
   Species  pruinosa Sw.
common name: fuzzywuzzy airplant
23
   Species  pulchella Hook.
syn. Tillandsia tenuifolia
24
   Species  recurvata (L.) L.
common name: small ballmoss
25
   Species  setacea Sw.
common name: southern needleleaf
26
   Species  simulata Small
syn. Tillandsia bartramii
27
   Species  sublaxa Baker
syn. Tillandsia variabilis
28
   Species  tenuifolia L.
common name: narrowleaf airplant
29
   Species  usneoides (L.) L.
common name: Spanish moss
30
   Species  utriculata L.
common name: spreading airplant
31
   Species  valenzuelana A. Rich.
syn. Tillandsia variabilis
32
   Species  variabilis Schlecht.
common name: leatherleaf airplant
33
   Species  x floridana (L.B. Sm.) Luther
34
   Species  x smalliana Luther

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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