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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Bromeliales (8)

        Family: Bromeliaceae (9) (family description)

          Genus: Tillandsia (2)

           Epithet: recurvata (L.) L. (1)

Synonyms: Diaphoranthema recurvata (L.) Beer, Diaphoranthema uniflora (Kunth) Beer, Renealmia recurvata L.

recurvata => recurved, curved backwards

uniflora => one-flowered

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: blue

External links

Check for Tillandsia recurvata at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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