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Rhytidium Moss

(Rhytidium rugosum)

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Description

Rhytidium rugosum is a moss -Art. It is the only species of the genus Rhytidium as well as the family Rhytidiaceae . German-speaking names are runzelmoos, rabbit paws or hare's paws. The genus Rhytidium derives from the Greek rhytides (wrinkles, folds) and refers to the wavy-wrinkled leaves.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Order:Hypnales
Family:Hylocomiaceae
Genus:Rhytidium
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