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Toothed Plagiothecium Moss

(Plagiothecium denticulatum)

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Description

Plagiothecium denticulatum , also commonly referred to as torticillous mosses or tooth platmos , is a species of foliage that is common not only in Europe. In the high altitudes of the Alps it is difficult to define certain forms. Frequently transitional forms to other mosses are also observed.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Order:Hypnales
Family:Plagiotheciaceae
Genus:Plagiothecium
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