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Magellan's Sphagnum

Sphagnum magellanicum Bridel 1798


Sphagnum magellanicum (Magellan's Sphagnum) is a species of woody plants in the family Sphagnaceae. They are native to Amazônia, Rio De Janeiro, Rio Grande Do Sul, Bahia, North America, RondôNia, Minas Gerais, Roraima, Mata Atlântica, Santa Catarina, Espirito Santo, Paraná, Cerrado, and SãO Paulo.

  • 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 Magellan's Sphagnum. View this species on GBIF