1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tillandsia L.
      1. Tillandsia caput-medusae É.Morren

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Central America.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá

    Tillandsia caput-medusae É.Morren appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 4, 1983 Langlassé, E. [1013], Mexico K000321781 syntype
    Jan 1, 1955 Hinton, G.B. [10227], Guerrero K000465016
    Jan 1, 1935 Hinton, G.B. [3750], México State K000465014
    Jan 1, 1935 Hinton, G.B. [2856], México State K000465017
    Hinton, G.B. [689], México State K000465015

    First published in Ann. Bot. Hort. 30: 90 (1880)

    Accepted by

    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Espejo-Serna, A., López-Ferrari, A.R., Martínez-Correa, N. & Pulido-Esparza, V.A. (2007). Bromeliad flora of Oaxaca, Mexico: richness and distribution Acta Botanica Mexicana 81: 71-147. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
    • Espejo-Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (2005). Bromeliaceae Flora de Veracruz 136: 1-307. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
    • Pulido-Esparza, V.A., López-Ferrari, A.R. & Espejo-Serna, A. (2004). Flora Bromeliológia del estado de Guerrero, México: riqueza y distribución Boletin de la Sociedad Botanica de México 75: 55-104.
    • 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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0