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Taxon: Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

 
Genus: Tillandsia
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Tillandsioideae
Tribe: Tillandsieae
Nomen number: 400344
Place of publication: Sp. pl. ed. 2, 1:410. 1762
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Oct-1994
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Ciudad de México, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tlaxcala, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Guanajuato, Nayarit, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, St. Kitts and Nevis, United States [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina (n.), Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Espejo-Serna, A. et al. 2004. Checklist of Mexican Bromeliaceae with notes on species distribution and levels of endemism (Selbyana) 25:71-72.
  3. Howard, R. 1979. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt) 3:421.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard) 4:472-473.
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Smith, L. B. & R. J. Downs 1977. Tillandsioideae (Bromeliaceae) Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 14(2):888-892.

Check other web resources for Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Tillandsia recurvata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400344. Accessed 20 March 2019.