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Vernacular names of plants within the Family Polytrichaceae

polytrichum moss

Hierarchical position of the Family Polytrichaceae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Bryophyta
common name: mosses, liverworts
   Classis  Bryopsida
common name: mosses
   Ordo  Polytrichales   
   Familia  Polytrichaceae   

Named members of the Family Polytrichaceae

   Genus  Polytrichum
common name: polytrichum moss

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant families



Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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