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Tillandsia recurvata

Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

Small Ball Moss, Ball Moss

Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad Family)

USDA Symbol: TIRE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)







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Specimen & Label Data

Tillandsia recurvata

Ball-Moss

Bromeliaceae

Location: 60 m W of Oakwell Farms Pky & on S side of East-West path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: On Quercus virginiana, in partial shade.

Description: Perennial epiphyte, in clump shapes scattered throughout lower branches of host tree. Multi-stemmed (to 6 cm long) from fibrous roots. Leaves & sheathes linear, silvery, to 1 mm x 6 cm, sharply recurved. Infloresence terminal, 1 or 2 flowered, long peduncled (to 8 cm).

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jun 29, 1987
Specimen number: 237

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0465
Accession Date: Jul 27, 1993
Accession Number: 36

Annotations: SXFRB

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