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Isopterygium Moss

Isopterygium tenerum Mitten 1869

Isopterygium tenerum (Isopterygium Moss) is a species of woody mosses in the family Hypnaceae. It is native to Rio Grande do Sul, Acre (Brazil), Piauí, Pernambuco, Espirito Santo, Amazônia, Paraná, Mato Grosso do Sul, Mato Grosso, Maranhao, São Paulo, Ceará, Tocantins, Cerrado, Caatinga, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Paraíba, Goiás, Roraima, Santa Catarina, Pampa, Distrito Federal, Pará, Mata Atlântica, Pantanal, Amazônia, Minas Gerais, and Rondônia. It is a photoautotroph. Reproduction is monoicous.

  • 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
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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/monoicous
  • Definition: In the haploid (gametophyte) lifestage of a moss or fern, the antheridia (male) and archegonia (female) reproductive organs occur on the same individual plant. They may be borne on different shoots (autoicous), on the same shoot but not together in a common structure (paroicous), or together in a common "inflorescence" (synoicous).
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of isopterygium moss. View this species on GBIF