Tillandsia pruinosa

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Tillandsia pruinosa


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Bromeliaceae
Subfamilia: Tillandsioideae
Tribus: Tillandsieae
Genus: Tillandsia
Species: Tillandsia pruinosa


Tillandsia pruinosa Sw., 1797


  • Homotypic
    • Platystachys pruinosa (Sw.) Beer, Fam. Bromel.: 265 (1856).
  • Heterotypic
    • Tillandsia breviscapa A.Rich. in R.de la Sagra, Hist. Fis. Cuba, Bot. 11: 265 (1850).
    • Platystachys tortilis Beer, Fam. Bromel.: 266 (1856).
    • Tillandsia tortilis Klotzsch ex Beer, Fam. Bromel.: 266 (1856), not validly publ.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Belize; Brazil North; Brazil Southeast; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; Guatemala; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Nicaragua; Puerto Rico; Suriname; Venezuela
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Florida; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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