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Controverial Weissia Moss

Weissia controversa Hedwig 1801

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Weissia controversa (Controverial Weissia Moss) is a species of woody mosses in the family Pottiaceae. They are native to Bahia, Mata AtlâNtica, Tocantins, GoiáS, SãO Paulo, AmazôNia, Santa Catarina, Cerrado, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Paraná, Espirito Santo, Rio Grande Do Sul, and Rio De Janeiro.

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  • 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
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of controverial weissia moss. View this species on GBIF