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Red Bog Moss

Sphagnum capillifolium Hedwig 1782


Sphagnum capillifolium (Red Bog Moss) is a species of woody mosses in the family Sphagnaceae. They are native to AmazôNia, Rio Grande Do Sul, Rio De Janeiro, Minas Gerais, Pampa, Paraná, Bahia, SãO Paulo, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Mata AtlâNtica, Espirito Santo, and Santa Catarina.

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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 red bog-moss. View this species on GBIF