"tillandsia" Definition

  1. n. A genus of epiphytic endogenous plants found in the Southern United States and in tropical America. Tillandsia usneoides, called long moss, black moss, Spanish moss, and Florida moss, has a very slender pendulous branching stem, and forms great hanging tufts on the branches of trees. It is often used for stuffing mattresses.

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Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "tillandsia": 1
Words that end with "tillandsia": 1
Words that contain "tillandsia": 1
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