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Big Spore Andreaeobryum Moss

(Andreaeobryum macrosporum)

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Description

Bryum is a genus of mosses in the family Bryaceae. It was considered the largest in the world until it was split into three in a 2005 publication. As of 2013, it and Bryaceae have been in the process of undergoing significant change based on recent DNA studies.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Bryophyta
Class: Andreaeopsida
Order:Andreaeobryales
Family:Andreaeobryaceae
Genus:Andreaeobryum
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