Spanish moss

Tillandsia usneoides

  • Spanish moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Flower name
    Spanish moss
  • Scientific name
    Tillandsia usneoides
  • Aliasエアープランツ, Tillandsia, スパニッシュモス, 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, ティランジア, チランジア
  • Place of originSouthern North America and Latin America
  • Place of floweringBotanical Gardens
  • Flowering season

What is Spanish moss

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.


  • Eye
    Poales
  • Family
    Bromeliaceae
  • Genus
    Tillandsia
  • Species
    T. usneoides
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Other
  • Petal shape
    Ovate/elliptic
  • Leaf type
    Linear
  • Edge of the leaf
  • Life typeEvergreen perennial, epiphytic plants
  • Flower colorsBrown Green
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.0 ~ 1.0 cm

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