Thuidiaceae

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Thuidiaceae
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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidae
Order: Hypnales
Family: Thuidiaceae
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Thuidiaceae is a family of mosses within the order Hypnales. It includes many genera but the classification may need to be refined. The core genera Thuidium , Thuidiopsis , Pelekium , Aequatoriella , Abietinella , Rauiella , Haplocladium and Actinothuidium form a clade but others currently placed in the family may belong elsewhere. [1]

Species include Thuidiopsis sparsa and Abietinella abietina

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<i>Abietinella abietina</i> Species of moss

Abietinella abietina is a species of moss of the genus Abietinella in the family Thuidiaceae. It is a small, distinctive pleurocarpuous moss with stems that are erect and branches which are spreading, reminiscent of a tiny conifer. It’s extremely rare variety abietina is grown with the commoner var. hystricosa on coastal sand dunes. Abietinella abietina is a species which is perennial in terms of growing season, which means it can be found during all months of the year.

Zygophylacidae is a family of hydrozoans.

<i>Thuidiopsis sparsa</i> Species of moss

Thuidiopsis sparsa is a species of moss in the family Thuidiaceae. The natural distribution includes Australia, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and nearby islands.

Abietinella may refer to:

<i>Abietinella</i> (plant) Genus of mosses


Abietinella (plant) is a genus of moss belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

Thuidiopsis is a genus of mosses belonging to the family Thuidiaceae.

References

  1. García-Avila, Deneb; De Luna, Efraín; Newton, Angela E (2009). "Phylogenetic relationships of the Thuidiaceae and the non-monophyly of the Thuidiaceae and the Leskeaceae based onrbcL,rps4 and therps4-trnS intergenic spacer". The Bryologist. 112: 80. doi:10.1639/0007-2745-112.1.80.