Botany Photo of the Day Tillandsia recurvata

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Mexican ball moss is not a true moss. Like its close relative, Spanish moss, it is a member of the pineapple family (Bromeliaceae). These spherical masses can grow to the size of a soccer ball. Most of the increase in size of the sphere is from the development and growth of pups, or vegetative offsets, […]

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