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Common name

English: Polytrichum Moss

German: Steifblättriges Frauenhaar

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2612)

  Phylum: Bryophyta (7)

    Class: Bryopsida (7)

      Order: Polytrichales (3)

        Family: Polytrichaceae (3)

          Genus: Polytrichum (2)

            Epithet: strictum Menzies ex Brid. (2)

Synonyms: Polytrichum affine Funck, Polytrichum macrorhapis Müll. Hal.

affine => similar, related, of near alliance

macrorhapis => large needle

strictum => drawn together, stiff, upright

Characteristics

Climate: temperate

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Polytrichum strictum at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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