Collecting Bromeliads and Orchids in Florida

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The plant genus Tillandsia, a member of the Bromeliad family (Bromeliaceae), is found in the deserts, forests and mountains of Central and South America, and Mexico and the southern United States in North America. The thinner leafed varieties grow in rainy areas and the thick leafed varieties in areas more subject to drought. Moisture and nutrients are gathered from the air (dust, decaying leaves and insect matter) through structures on the leaves called trichomes. Tillandsia species are epiphytes, i.e. in nature they normally grow without soil, attached to other plants. Epiphytes are not parasitic, and depend on the host only for support. Common names for Tillandsia include air plant, ball moss (T. recurvata) and Spanish moss, the latter referring to T. usneoides in particular. The genus Tillandsia was named by Carolus Linnaeus after the Finnish physician and botanist Dr. Elias Tillandz (originally Tillander) (1640-1693).
Tillandsia bulbosa 'Red Form' Guatemala $4.50
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Tillandsia cacticola $15.00
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Tillandsia capitata 'Red' $7.50
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Tillandsia caput-medusae $6.00
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Tillandsia chiapensis $10.00
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Tillandsia chiapensis $10.00
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Tillandsia cyanea $8.50
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Tillandsia 'Cuicatlan' concolor $15.00
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Tillandsia Eric Knobloch
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Tillandsia durati x T. gardneri
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Tillandsia fasciculata 'Tropiflora' $45.00
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Tillandsia fasciculata
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Tillandsia fasciculata $15.00
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Tillandsia fasciculata 'Tropiflora' $45.00
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Tillandsia hondurensis $10.00
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Tillandsia 'Ionantha' $6.00
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Tillandsia ionantha x caput-meduae
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Tillandsia roth-roland
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Tillandsia stricta 'Hard Leaf' $3.50
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Tillandsia tricolor  $10.00
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Tillandsia stricta 'Hard Leaf' $3.50
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Tillandsia vernicosa $10.00
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Tillandsia  xerographica $45.00
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Tillandsia  xerographica $45.00
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Tillandsia  xerographica $45.00
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