Tillandsia usneoides


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Noun1.Tillandsia usneoides - dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry rootsTillandsia usneoides - dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
genus Tillandsia, Tillandsia - large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses
aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant - plant that derives moisture and nutrients from the air and rain; usually grows on another plant but not parasitic on it
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1:00 THE FUNCTIONAL MORPHOLOGY OF TENSILE ELEMENTS IN SPANISH MOSS, TILLANDSIA USNEOIDES (L.
Determination of trace elements in Tillandsia usneoides by neutron activation alanlysis for environmental biomonitoring, Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry 249(2): 391-395.
For germinating Tillandsia usneoides pollen I used the Kwack (1965) formulation because it works well with a number of plants.