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Tillandsia tenuifolia

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Tillandsia tenuifolia, the narrowleaf airplant,<ref>Template:PLANTS</ref> is a species in the genus Tillandsia. This species is widespread across much of South America and the Caribbean islands.<ref name=j>Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families</ref><ref>Checklist of Bolivian Bromeliaceae Template:Webarchive Retrieved 21 October 2009</ref><ref>BROMELIACEAE DA MATA ATLÂNTICA BRASILEIRA retrieved 22 October 2009</ref><ref>Checklist of Venezuelan Bromeliaceae with Notes on Species Distribution by State and Levels of Endemism retrieved 3 November 2009 Four varieties are recognized:</ref><ref>Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.</ref><ref>da Costa, A.F. & Wendt, T. (2007). Bromeliaceae na região de Macaé de Cima, Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. Rodriguésia; Revista do Instituto de Biologia Vegetal, Jardim Botânico e Estaçao Biologica do Itatiaya 58: 905-939.</ref>

Four varieties are recognized:

  1. Tillandsia tenuifolia var. disticha (L.B.Sm.) L.B.Sm. - States of Rio de Janeiro + São Paulo
  2. Tillandsia tenuifolia var. saxicola (L.B.Sm.) L.B.Sm. - States of Rio de Janeiro + São Paulo
  3. Tillandsia tenuifolia var. tenuifolia - most of species range
  4. Tillandsia tenuifolia var. vaginata (Wawra) L.B.Sm. - Jamaica, Martinique, Brazil, Paraguay

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