1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Tillandsia L.
      1. Tillandsia utriculata L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Florida, Mexico to Venezuela, Caribbean.

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Tillandsia utriculata L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 2, 1983 Hahn [524], Martinique K000321974 syntype
    Mar 2, 1983 Hahn [578], Martinique K000321975 syntype
    Mar 2, 1983 Sintenis, P. [2134], Puerto Rico K000321808 Unknown type material
    Mar 2, 1983 Sintenis, P. [2134], Puerto Rico K000321809 Unknown type material
    Jan 1, 1894 Hahn [680], Martinique K000321810 lectotype
    Jan 1, 1894 Hahn [680], Martinique K000321811 syntype
    Sandwith, N.Y. [1864] 24245.000

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 286 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Cáceres González, D.A., Schulte, K., Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2011). A synopsis of the Bromeliaceae of Panama, including new records for the country Willdenowia 41: 357-369.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • 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.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
    • Espejo-Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (2005). Bromeliaceae Flora de Veracruz 136: 1-307. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
    • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Cáceres González, D.A., Schulte, K., Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2011). A synopsis of the Bromeliaceae of Panama, including new records for the country Willdenowia 41: 357-369.
    • 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.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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