1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tillandsia L.
      1. Tillandsia capillaris Ruiz & Pav.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Ecuador to N. Central Chile.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Chile Central, Chile North, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

    Tillandsia capillaris Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Argentina Tillandsia capillaris f. incana K000584936
    Gillies [s.n.], Argentina Tillandsia capillaris f. incana K000321893 holotype
    Hieronymus, G. [s.n.], Argentina Tillandsia capillaris var. lanuginosa K000584935
    Gay [s.n.], Argentina Tillandsia capillaris var. lanuginosa K000584934
    Gillies [s.n.], Argentina Tillandsia capillaris var. lanuginosa K000321894 holotype
    Mar 5, 1983 Hieronymus, G. [422], Argentina Tillandsia capillaris f. hieronymi K000321891 syntype

    First published in Fl. Peruv. 3: 42 (1802)

    Accepted by

    • Castello, L.V. & Galetto, L. (2013). How many taxa can be recognised within the complex Tillandsia capillaris (Bromeliaceae, Tillandsioideae)? PhytoKeys 23: 25-39.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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