Genus:
Tillandsia L.

Tillandsia utriculata L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to N. Venezuela, Florida to Caribbean. It is used as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Gallogiro

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

Tillandsia utriculata L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 2, 1983 Sintenis, P. [2134], Puerto Rico K000321808 Unknown type material
Mar 2, 1983 Sintenis, P. [2134], Puerto Rico K000321809 Unknown type material
Mar 2, 1983 Hahn [524], Martinique K000321974 syntype
Mar 2, 1983 Hahn [578], Martinique K000321975 syntype
Jan 1, 1894 Hahn [680], Martinique K000321810 lectotype
Jan 1, 1894 Hahn [680], Martinique K000321811 syntype
Sandwith, N.Y. [1864] 24245.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 286 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • Cáceres González, D.A., Schulte, K., Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2011). A synopsis of the Bromeliaceae of Panama, including new records for the country Willdenowia 41: 357-369.
  • Espejo-Serna, A. & López-Ferrari, A.R. (2005). Bromeliaceae Flora de Veracruz 136: 1-307. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones sobre Recursos Bióticos, Xalapa, Veracruz.
  • Espejo-Serna, A., López-Ferrari, A.R., Martínez-Correa, N. & Pulido-Esparza, V.A. (2007). Bromeliad flora of Oaxaca, Mexico: richness and distribution Acta Botanica Mexicana 81: 71-147. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
  • 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.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Pinzón, J.P. & al. (2019). Taxonomic treatment of the Tillandsia utriculata complex (Bromeliaceae) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 262-323.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • Cáceres González, D.A., Schulte, K., Schmidt, M. & Zizka, G. (2011). A synopsis of the Bromeliaceae of Panama, including new records for the country Willdenowia 41: 357-369.
  • Espejo-Serna, A., López-Ferrari, A.R., Martínez-Correa, N. & Pulido-Esparza, V.A. (2007). Bromeliad flora of Oaxaca, Mexico: richness and distribution Acta Botanica Mexicana 81: 71-147. Instituto de Ecología A.C.
  • Pinzón, J.P. & al. (2019). Taxonomic treatment of the Tillandsia utriculata complex (Bromeliaceae) Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 104: 262-323.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Science Photographs

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  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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