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Tortured Tortella Moss

Tortella tortuosa Limpricht 1888

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Tortella tortuosa (Tortured Tortella Moss) is a species of woody plants in the family Pottiaceae. They are native to Eastern North America, Rio De Janeiro, Mata Atlântica, and Rio Grande Do Sul.

  • 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 tortured tortella moss. View this species on GBIF