Taxon  Report   11099    
Tillandsia usneoides  (L.) L.
Spanish moss
Tillandsia usneoides
© 2010 Barry Rice
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Tillandsia usneoides
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Tillandsia usneoides, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Tillandsia usneoides
© 2013 Simon J. Tonge
Genus: Tillandsia
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Dendropogon usneoides
PLANTS: Renealmia usneoides
More information about  Tillandsia usneoides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).