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Tillandsia  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 42359

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): air plant [English]
    airplant [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                      SuperorderLilianae  – monocots, monocotyledons, monocotylédones  
                               GenusTillandsia L. – air plant, airplant  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tillandsia ariza-juliae L.B. Sm. & Jiménez – wand airplant, Dominican airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia baileyi Rose ex Small – Tillandsia de Bailey, reflexed airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia balbisiana Schult. f. – Tillandsia de Balbis, northern needleleaf 
                                  Species Tillandsia bartramii Elliot – Tillandsia de Bartram, Bartram's airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia bulbosa Hook. – Tillandsia base bulbosa, bulbous airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia fasciculata Sw. – Tillandsia espigas erectas, giant airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia festucoides Brongn. ex Mez – Tillandsia como pasto, fescue airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia flexuosa Sw. – twisted airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia X floridana (L.B. Sm.) H. Luther – Florida airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia harrisii Ehlers  
                                  Species Tillandsia kammii Rauh  
                                  Species Tillandsia kautskyi E. Pereira  
                                  Species Tillandsia lindenii Regel – Linden's airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia lineatispica Mez – pinon 
                                  Species Tillandsia mauryana L.B. Sm.  
                                  Species Tillandsia paucifolia Baker – potbelly airplant, Tillandsia pocas hojas 
                                  Species Tillandsia polystachia (L.) L.  
                                  Species Tillandsia pruinosa Sw. – Tillandsia peluda, fuzzywuzzy airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L. – Tillandsia recta o heno pequeño, ballmoss, small ballmoss 
                                  Species Tillandsia setacea Sw. – Tillandsia amacollada, southern needleleaf 
                                  Species Tillandsia simulata Small – Manatee River airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia X smalliana H. Luther – Small's airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia sprengeliana Klotzsch ex Mez in C.F.P. von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.)  
                                  Species Tillandsia streptophylla Scheidw. ex C. Morren  
                                  Species Tillandsia sucrei E. Pereira  
                                  Species Tillandsia tenuifolia L. – narrowleaf airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia usneoides (L.) L. – Heno, Spanish moss 
                                  Species Tillandsia utriculata L. – Tillandsia base inflada, spreading airplant 
                                  Species Tillandsia variabilis Schltdl. – leatherleaf airplant, Tillandsia cambiante 
                                  Species Tillandsia xerographica Rohweder  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Bromeliaceae of North America Update, database (version 2010)  
  Acquired: 2010   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Tillandsia   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tillandsia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tillandsia   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
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