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Pottiaceae

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The Pottiaceae are a family of mosses. They form the most numerous moss family known, containing nearly 1500 species or more than 10% of the 10,000 to 15,000 moss species known.[1]

Genera

The family has five subfamilies and 83 genera.[2]

References

  1. ^ William R. Buck & Bernard Goffinet (2000). "Morphology and classification of mosses". In A. Jonathan Shaw & Bernard Goffinet (ed.). Bryophyte Biology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 71–123. ISBN 0-521-66097-1.
  2. ^ Wolfgang Frey, Michael Stech & Eberhard Fischer: Bryophytes and Seedless Vascular Plants (= Syllabus of Plant Families. 3). 13th edition. Borntraeger, 2009, ISBN 978-3-443-01063-8, pp. 176–183.

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Pottiaceae: Brief Summary

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The Pottiaceae are a family of mosses. They form the most numerous moss family known, containing nearly 1500 species or more than 10% of the 10,000 to 15,000 moss species known.

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