Genus:
Tillandsia L.

Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Guiana Shield, Caribbean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 50–2700 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Arauca, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Norte de Santander, Quindío, Santander, Valle del Cauca, Vichada.
Habit
Herb, Epiphyte, Terrestrial.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, artificial - terrestrial.

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 50 - 2700 m.
Morphology General Habit
Epiphytic herb.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
guincho, guinchos

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 2700 m.; Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, epífita, terrestre
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

[UPB]
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Bahamas, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Cayman Is., Chile North, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, New Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Texas, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Tillandsia recurvata (L.) L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1994 Souza, G.M. [31], Pernambuco K000294375 No
Dec 1, 1994 Rodal, M.J.N. [328], Pernambuco K000294374 No
Jan 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G. [56702], Bahia K000294376 No
Jun 1, 1990 Agra, M.F. [1133], Paraíba K000294370 No
Oct 1, 1985 Arraes, M.G. [CFCR6780], Bahia K000294371 No
Jul 1, 1983 Tweedie [s n], Uruguay K000321910 Yes
Apr 25, 1983 Gillies [s n], Argentina K000321895 holotype Yes
Mar 5, 1983 Morong, T. [876], Paraguay K000321875 Unknown type material Yes
Mar 5, 1983 Gillies [s n], Argentina K000321896 Unknown type material Yes
Mar 1, 1983 Andrieux, G. [507], Mexico K000321719 Unknown type material Yes
Mar 1, 1983 Parry, C.C [8721/2], San Luis K000584875 Yes
Jan 1, 1982 Mori, S.A. [14554], Bahia K000294372 No
Sep 1, 1979 Fevereiro, V.P.B. [581], Paraíba K000294369 No
Jan 1, 1968 Irwin, H.S. [20953], Brazil K000976172 Yes
Sep 1, 1967 Castellanos [s.n.], Bahia K000294373 No
Jul 17, 1966 Lindeman, J.C. [1952], Brazil K000976173 Yes
Coradin, L. [6367], Bahia K000294368 No
Hinton, G.B. [10128], Guerrero K000465006 No
Piovano, P.G. [12785], Brazil K000976175 Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [13240], Brazil K000976174 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 410 (1762)

Accepted by

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  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
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Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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