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Fringed Candle Snuffer Moss

Encalypta ciliata Hedwig 1801

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Encalypta ciliata (Fringed Candle Snuffer Moss) is a species of mosses in the family Encalyptaceae. It is a photoautotroph. Reproduction is monoicous.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/monoicous
  • Definition: In the haploid (gametophyte) lifestage of a moss or fern, the antheridia (male) and archegonia (female) reproductive organs occur on the same individual plant. They may be borne on different shoots (autoicous), on the same shoot but not together in a common structure (paroicous), or together in a common "inflorescence" (synoicous).
  • Attribution: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bryophyte#Sexuality
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of fringed candle snuffer moss. View this species on GBIF