South Florida, the West Indies, Mexico, Central America and South America.
Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida
State of Florida Status:
IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status:
Presumed Extirpated or Extinct in the Wild
SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence:
SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status:
South Florida History and Distribution:
Ranked as possibly extirpated in Rare Plants of South Florida (Gann et al. 2002
; pp 178-179) based on a single collection around 1970 from the vicinity of Fuchs Hammock in southern Miami-Dade County (Price s.n. FLAS
). No new records are known.
SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status:
The Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants places the abundant Tillandsia fasciculata var. densispica and the rare Tillandsia fasciculata var. clavispica and this into synonymy under Tillandsia fasciculata sensu lato. We follow USDA PLANTS, ITIS, GBIF.org, Plants of the World Online and other authorities and treat these three taxa as distinct entities.