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Tortula Moss

Tortula muralis Hedwig 1801

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Tortula muralis (Tortula Moss) is a species of woody plants in the family Pottiaceae. They are native to Mata Atlântica, Pernambuco, Pampa, North America, Santa Catarina, Paraná, SãO Paulo, Rio Grande Do Sul, and Rio De Janeiro.

  • 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 tortula moss. View this species on GBIF