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Tortula  Hedw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 16621

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Desmatodon Brid.
    Pottia (Rchb.) Ehrh. ex Fürnr.
    Phascum Hedw.
    Protobryum J. Guerra & M.J. Cano
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2020   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionBryophyta  – mosses, mousses  
                            GenusTortula Hedw.  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Tortula acaulon (With.) R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula amplexa (Lesq.) Steere  
                               Species Tortula atrovirens (Sm.) Lindb.  
                               Species Tortula bolanderi (Lesq.) M. Howe – Bolander's tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula brevipes (Lesq.) Broth.  
                               Species Tortula californica E.B. Bartram – California tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula cernua (Huebener) Lindb.  
                               Species Tortula cuneifolia (Dicks.) Turner  
                               Species Tortula deciduidentata (Sharp & Z. Iwats.) R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula guepinii (Bruch & Schimp.) Broth.  
                               Species Tortula hoppeana (Schultz) Ochyra  
                               Species Tortula inermis (Brid.) Mont.  
                               Species Tortula lanceola R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula laureri (Schultz) Lindb.  
                               Species Tortula leucostoma (R. Br.) Hook. & Grev.  
                               Species Tortula modica R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula mucronifolia Schwägr. – mucronleaf tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula muralis Hedw.  
                               Species Tortula nevadensis (Cardot & Thér.) R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula obtusifolia (Schwägr.) Mathieu  
                               Species Tortula plinthobia (Sull. & Lesq.) Broth.  
                               Species Tortula porteri (James) Broth.  
                               Species Tortula protobryoides R.H. Zander  
                               Species Tortula subulata Hedw.  
                               Species Tortula systylia (Schimp.) Lindb.  
                               Species Tortula truncata (Hedw.) Mitt.  
                               Species Tortula virescens (De Not.) De Not.  
                               Species Tortula wilsonii (Hook.) R.H. Zander  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tortula   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Tortula   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flora of North America Editorial Committee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Flora of North America North of Mexico, vol. 27: Bryophyta: Mosses, part 1   
  Page(s): 734   
  Publisher: Oxford University Press   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780195318234   
  Notes: The volumes are also reproduced online (   
  Reference for: Tortula   

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