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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America.

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Texas, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Virginia, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Queensland, Society Is.

Tillandsia L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 4, 1983 Irwin, H.S. [34481], Brazil K000976214
Dayton, N.M. [2033], Ecuador 63157.000
Camerik, A.M. [b619], Brazil K000976209
Graham [s.n.], Brazil K000976215
Melo, E. [PCD 1783], Brazil K000976204
Inácio, E. [78], Brazil K000976212
Inácio, E. [78], Brazil K000976213
Villarouco, F.M.O. [122], Brazil K000976210
Oliveira, F.C.A. [1185], Brazil K000976207
Burchell [3493], Brazil K000976216
Fonseca, M.L. [2433], Brazil K000976206
Campelo, M.J. [47], Brazil K000976211
74906.000
Orlandi, R. [PCD 503], Brazil K000976205
Milliken, W. [291], Brazil K000976208

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

Accepted by

  • Barfuss, M.H.J., Till, W., Leme, E.M.C., Pinzón, J.P., Manzanares, J.M., Halbritter, H., Samuel, R. & Brown, G.K. (2016). Taxonomic revision of Bromeliaceae subfam. Tillandsioideae based on multi-locus DNA sequence phylogeny and morphology Phytotaxa 279: 1-97.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"
  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Kew Science Photographs
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