[Excerpt from:] TO CORRECT SOME FALLACIES

Racine Foster

We are gratified to realize that progress has been made in the concept of "Spanish Moss" (Tillandsia usneoides). Back in 1924 in an Orlando newspaper it was stated that Spanish Moss was not a plant but a kind of parasitic insect that lived on the trees . . . almost as if it had been written in the sixteenth century!

[Taken from Journal of the Bromeliad Society - Volume 1, Number 6]


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