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Tortula  Hedw.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 16621

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): tortula moss
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 1996   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionBryophyta  – hornworts, mosses, hépatiques, mousses, non-vascular land plants  
                            GenusTortula Hedw. – tortula moss  
    Direct Children:  
                               Variety Tortula laevipila var. laevipila (Brid.) Schwaegr. – tortula moss 
                               Variety Tortula laevipila var. meridionalis (Schimp.) Wijk & Marg. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula ammonsiana Crum & Anderson – Ammons' tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula amnonsiana Crum & Anders.  
                               Species Tortula amphidiacea (C. Müll.) Broth. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula amplexa (Lesq.) Steere – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula bartramii Steere in Grout – Bartram's tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula bolanderi (Lesq.) Howe – Bolander's tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula brevipes (Lesq.) Broth. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula cainii Crum & Anderson – Cain's tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula californica Bartr. – California tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula caninervis (Mitt.) Broth. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula chisosa Magill et al. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula fragilis Tayl. – fragile tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula inermis (Brid.) Mont. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula laevipila (Brid.) Schwaegr. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula latifolia Bruch ex Hartm. – wideleaf tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula mucronifolia Schwaegr. – mucronleaf tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula muralis Hedw. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula norvegica (Web.) Wahlenb. ex Lindb. – Norwegian tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula obtusissima (C. Müll.) Mitt. – obtuse tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula pagorum (Milde) De Not. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula papillosa Wils. in Spruce – papillose tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula papillosissima (Copp.) Broth. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula princeps De Not. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula propogulosa Sharp  
                               Species Tortula rhizophylla (Sak.) Iwats. & Saito – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula ruralis (Hedw.) Gaertn. et al. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula scotteri Zand. & Steere – Scotter's tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula sinensis (C. Müll.) Broth. – China tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula stanfordensis Steere – Stanford tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula subulata Hedw. – tortula moss 
                               Species Tortula virescens (De Not.) De Not. – tortula moss 

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  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   
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