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Spanish Moss

Tillandsia usneoides
Tillandsia usneoides
Order: 
Poales
Family: 
Bromeliaceae
IUCN Red List status: 
Not Evaluated

Description

Spanish Moss is another well known bromeliad. Despite having very small leaves, as little as 1mm in diameter (the smallest leaves of any bromeliad), it forms dense growths hanging down from trees. This makes it instantly recognisable.

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