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Noun: black moss
  1. Dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America
    - Spanish moss, old man's beard, long moss, Tillandsia usneoides

Type of: aerophyte, air plant, epiphyte, epiphytic plant

Part of: genus Tillandsia, Tillandsia

Encyclopedia: Black moss