Definition of Genus tillandsia

1. Noun. Large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Tillandsia

genus Thryothorus
genus Thuja
genus Thujopsis
genus Thunbergia
genus Thunnus
genus Thylacinus
genus Thylogale
genus Thymus
genus Thyrsopteris
genus Thysanocarpus
genus Tiarella
genus Tibicen
genus Tichodroma
genus Tilapia
genus Tilia
genus Tillandsia
genus Tilletia
genus Timalia
genus Tinca
genus Tinea
genus Tineola
genus Tipuana
genus Titanosaurus
genus Tithonia
genus Todea
genus Todus
genus Tofieldia
genus Tolmiea
genus Tolypeutes
genus Tomistoma

Literary usage of Genus tillandsia

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1. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1828)
"From among the many plants collected by me in Florida, I select the following as the more interesting, inasmuch as but two species of the genus Tillandsia ..."

2. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nikolaus Triibner (1859)
"... by Charles L. Bonaparte . . . . .7 On the North American Plants of the Genus Tillandsia, with descriptions of three New Species, by Captain John Le ..."

3. Trübner's Bibliographical Guide to American Literature: A Classed List of by Nicolas Trübner, Benjamin Moran, Edward Edwards (1859)
"... American Plants of the genus tillandsia, with descriptions of three New Species, by Captain John Le Conte .... 129 52. Description of a New Species of ..."

4. The Negro in the New World by Harry Hamilton Johnston (1910)
"... is not a "moss" or a lichen, but belongs to a genus (Tillandsia) of the pineapple family! The moister climate of the Antilles makes them less suited to ..."

5. The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural and Domestic Improvement by J C Loudon (1843)
"This is a very handsome species of the curious genus Tillandsia, which is very ornamental. (Hot. Reg., Nov. 1842. ..."

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