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The insects in the water which ought to nourish the Bromeliad (Tillandsia) are really used by the Utricularia.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
Tillandsia, ti-land′zi-a, n. a genus of mainly epiphytic plants of the pine-apple family (Bromeliace).
We spent half-an-hour in dragging the tillandsia from the trees, and collecting the soft leaves of the pawpaws.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
From some of these trees a peculiar tillandsia streams down, much like our Spanish moss,—but it is black!Two Years in the French West Indies|Lafcadio Hearn
It is composed almost entirely of dead cane leaves, a little Spanish moss (Tillandsia usneoides), and a few skeletonized leaves.