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Tortella Moss

Tortella humilis Jennings 1913

Tortella humilis (Tortella Moss) is a species of woody plants in the family Pottiaceae. They are native to Espirito Santo, Pampa, Bahia, Mata Atlântica, Santa Catarina, Rio De Janeiro, Caatinga, Cerrado, Minas Gerais, Maranhao, Pantanal, Pernambuco, Rio Grande Do Sul, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Paraná, SãO Paulo, and GoiáS.

  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q757163
  • Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin
  • Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woody_plant
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of tortella moss. View this species on GBIF