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Recurved Sphagnum

Sphagnum recurvum Palisot de Beauvois 1805


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

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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 recurved sphagnum. View this species on GBIF