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Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Timmiidae
Order: Timmiales
Family: Timmiaceae
Genus: Timmia
Hedw., 1801 [1]

Timmia is a genus of moss. It is the only genus in the family Timmiaceae and order Timmiales. [2] The genus is named in honor of the 18th-century German botanist Joachim Christian Timm. [3]

The genus Timmia includes only four species: [3]

Genus Timmia
Timmia austriaca
Timmia megapolitana
Timmia norvegica
Timmia sibirica











The species and phylogenetic position of Timmia. [4] [5]

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