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Tortella Moss

Tortella humilis Jennings 1913

Tortella humilis (Tortella Moss) is a species of woody mosses in the family Pottiaceae. It is native to Pampa, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Bahia, Caatinga, Pantanal, Cerrado, Rio de Janeiro, Pernambuco, Paraná, Maranhao, Espirito Santo, Goiás, Minas Gerais, Mata Atlântica, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, and São Paulo. It is a photoautotroph.

  • 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