Definition of Tillandsia usneoides

1. Noun. Dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tillandsia Usneoides

Tigris River
Tijuana
Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Tikrit
Tilapia nilotica
Tilda
Tilden
Tilia
Tilia americana
Tilia cordata
Tilia heterophylla
Tilia japonica
Tilia tomentosa
Tiliaceae
Tiliomycetes
Tillandsia usneoides
Tillaux
Tilletia
Tilletia caries
Tilletia foetida
Tilletiaceae
Tillich
Tillie
Tilly
Tim.
Tim Leary
Timalia
Timaliidae
Timbit
Timbits

Literary usage of Tillandsia usneoides

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The plant is named for its resemblance to the lichen Usnea. 3816. The Spanish moss (tillandsia usneoides) hanging from the trees. Gulf coast description of ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"242) ; epiphytes consist of only a few herbaceous forms, one of which, Tillandsia usneoides (Figs. 48, 240), frequently dominates the landscape, ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1853)
"The tillandsia usneoides would appear to The ... It is the produce of Tillandsia usneoides (Broméliacées}, an epiphytic plant which hangs abundantly upon ..."

4. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1907)
"tillandsia usneoides, the hanging moss of the southern states, ... Cross-section through a water-absorbing scale of tillandsia usneoides; a, a, ..."

5. Waste Products and Undeveloped Substances: A Synopsis of Progress Made in by Peter Lund Simmonds (1873)
"Spanish moss, or Sakra hair, a long horsehair-like parasite (tillandsia usneoides), is abundant on trees in different parts of British Guiana ; it is also ..."

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