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What is the scientific name of moss?


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Answered 2012-07-10 14:54:04

SPHAGNUM MOSS is the most common common name. The HANGING MOSS has the botanical scientific name of Papillaria, Papillaria is a genus of moss, you know it is the genus because it is spelt with a capital P. Another common moss I know of that grows on sandstone in Australia is called Campylopus bicolor, Campylopus is the genus bicolor is the species, you know that bicolor is the species because it is spelt with a little b. Campylopus bicolor is from the family Dicranaceae. Note that common names are spelt with capitals to avoid any confusion.

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Polytrichum is the most commonly growing moss in the world while Funaria is second most common genus of mosses .

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