Flower NameSpanish moss
Formal NameTillandsia usneoides
AliasTillandsia, Spanish moss, チランジア・ウスネオイデス, Tillandsia usneoides, ティランジア・ウスネオイデス
HabitatSouthern North America and Latin America
MorphEvergreen perennial, epiphytic plants
Spanish Moss, scientific name:Tillandsia usneoides, is an evergreen perennial, epiphytic plantsas of the Tillandsia genus of the Bromeliaceae native to Southern North America and Latin America. Often seen in the Botanical Garden's greenhouses, etc. It is a companion to palmately lobed with long narrow leaves in grey-green strap-like stem of Tillandsia (Tillandsia). To absorb all moisture from the air, so also called airplanes (Air plants). What looks like a root collection of slender stems, and degenerated the roots of the original does not exist. Stretches like a liner from the trees or proliferation, carried in the wind there in, goes live.
Common name: Spanish Moss , scientific name:Tillandsia usneoides, aka: trader Tillandsia, Air plants, Spanish Moss, origin: Southern North America and Latin America, environment: trees, rocks, airy place The raw living type: Evergreen perennial, epiphytic plants, vine length: 5-8 m, stem diameter: 0.1 cm, leaf shape: linear, leaf blade length: 4 cm, covered by leaf size: 0.1 cm leaf arrangement: alternate leaves scaly grayish leaf sheath 0.8 cm, leaf sheath shape: ellipsoid, inflorescence: Unit, petal shape: elongated oval shape, Flowers: 3-petaled flower, floral pattern, flower color: pale yellow-green-blue, flower head: 1 cm. flowering: summer, flowering period: 4, the flower bract scales of the egg-shaped sepals: narrow-ovate sepal length: 0.7 cm, fruit type: capsule and ripens fruit, fruit shape: cylindrical, fruit length: 2.5 cm, seeds: fluff, applications: greenhouses,For the packaging cushions, flower arrangements.
Flower typeActinomorphic Flower
Flowering placeBotanic garden
ColorBlue, Green, White
Height500 ~ 800 [cm]
Diameter1 ~ 1