Rank. Thuidium splendens (Hedw.) 5: 173. Schimp. Hylocomium splendens var. obtusifolium (Geh.) Schimp. – splendid feather moss. Stair-step moss, (Hylocomium splendens), moss in the subclass Bryidae that covers areas of coniferous forest floor of the Northern Hemisphere and also occurs on dunes, ledges, and tundra.The fernlike shoots have many branches and reddish, glossy caulids (stems) with phyllids (leaves) up to 3 mm (0.12 inch) long. obtusifolium (Geh.) Search Field Guide Advanced Search. splendens. Individuals can grow to 0.05 m. Common haircap. Husn. Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) The Plant List includes a further 40 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Hylocomium.We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. alaskanum (Lesq. Projects: China Mosses, IPCN Keywords: 11, MOSS Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Schimp. Glittering wood moss (Hylocomium splendens) Found in woodland, heaths and moors, forming glossy yellowish-green or brownish carpets with red stems. mosses. Synonyms and Alternate Names: Hylocomium alaskanum (Lesq. Most common on acid soils or leached chalk grassland. Hylocomium splendens var. The name angiosperms refers to how these plants enclose thier _ inside of an _ which matures to become a _. seeds, ovary, fruit. Kingdom: Plantae > Division: Tracheophyta > Class: Equisetopsida > Order: Hypnales > Family: Hylocomiaceae > Genus: Hylocomium > Species: Hylocomium splendens Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) obtusifolium (Geh.) Robust matted, glossy yellow-brown or yellow-green moss (older stems and foliage distinctly darker coloured). obtusifolium (Geh.) … Considering the names of the moss experts using Hylocomium, though, I really have my … Taxonomy - Hylocomium splendens (Glittering wood-moss) (Hypnum splendens) (SPECIES) Classis: Bryopsida. The species is widespread and found in cool areas around the world. Statistics. It is also found growing on decaying wood, it forms mats on top of older, dead or dying portions of moss. Schimp. Schimp. var. Branching frequency varied Shoots can be 10cm long or more. They are yellowish-green in color. gracilius (Boul.) Hylocomium species Hylocomium splendens Name Synonyms Hylocomium splendens var. Interesting – I know where you are going with that (Mnium is another moss genus).It seems Hylocomium (32600 hits on Google) is far more popularly used than Hylocomnium (155 hits), but Google’s results are only an indicator of use, not necessarily how the name was originally (and validly?) Schimp. Classification. Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) Montana Field Guide contains a wealth of information about Montana's diverse species. Hylocomium giganteum Perss. Mitt. Schimp. Hylocomium splendens sub-community Blanket bog Dry dwarf shrub heath - oceanic 7130 Blanket bogs Blanket bog Blanket bog U20a ... community, species-poor sub-community Bracken - continuous W4b Betula pubescens-Molinia caerulea woodland, Juncus effusus sub-community Broadleaved woodland - Other Names: Mountain Fern Moss . 5. We also describe an unusual bryophyte assemblage found growing in the acidic metal-rich waters that drain the area. HYSPO. Discover Life's page about the biology, natural history, ecology, identification and distribution of Hylocomium splendens - -- Discover Life mobile Hylocomium splendens (Hedw.) It is native to United States, western north america, and eastern north america. The scientific name is derived from Greek and Latin, with splendens meaning 'shining' in Latin, and Hylocomiumcoming from the Greek words 'hyle' meaning 'wood' and 'mnium' meaning moss.