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Anoectangium Moss

Anoectangium aestivum Mitten 1869

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Anoectangium aestivum (Anoectangium Moss) is a species of woody mosses in the family Pottiaceae. They are native to GoiáS, Santa Catarina, SãO Paulo, Cerrado, Rio De Janeiro, Mata AtlâNtica, Maranhao, and Minas Gerais.

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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 anoectangium moss. View this species on GBIF