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Sphagnum cyclophyllum Sullivant & Lesquereux ex A. Gray 1856

Sphagnum cyclophyllum (Sphagnum) is a species of woody mosses in the family Sphagnaceae. They are native to Rio De Janeiro, Paraná, Cerrado, Minas Gerais, Bahia, GoiáS, Mata AtlâNtica, Espirito Santo, SãO Paulo, 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 sphagnum. View this species on GBIF