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Andreaeaceae

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Domain  Eukaryota
Division  Bryophyta
Scientific name  Andreaeaceae
Rank  Family
Kingdom  Plantae
Order  Andreaeales Limpr.
Higher classification  Andreaeales
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Similar  Moss, Andreaea, Sphagnales, Sphagnopsida, Bryidae

Andreaeaceae pronounciation


Andreaeaceae is a family of mosses which includes two genera, Andreaea, containing about 100 species, and the genus Acroschisma. The Andreaeaceae prefer rocky habitats ranging from tropical to arctic climates, on which they form tufted colonies, typically with reddish to blackish shoots. The capsules lack the peristome mechanism and dehisce longitudinally to release the spores, resulting in a paper-lantern appearance.

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It was named by Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart in honour of his friend J.G.R. Andreae.

Andreaeaceae how to pronounce andreaeaceae


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Andreaeaceae Wikipedia


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