Tillandsia meaning

tĭ-lăndzē-ə
Any of various usually epiphytic bromeliad plants of the genus Tillandsia, such as Spanish moss, of tropical and subtropical America.
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Any of a genus (Tillandsia) of epiphytic plants of the pineapple family; esp., Spanish moss.
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Any of the genus Tillandsia of American epiphytes.
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Origin of tillandsia

  • New Latin Tillandsia genus name after Elias Tillands (1640–1693), Finno-Swedish botanist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the genus name.

    From Wiktionary