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Orthotrichum sp.jpg
An Orthotrichum moss
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidae
Order: Orthotrichales
Family: Orthotrichaceae
Genus: Orthotrichum

Orthotrichum is a genus of moss in family Orthotrichaceae. It is distributed throughout the world.[1]

There are about 125 species in the genus.[2]

Species include:[3]


  1. ^ Lewinsky-Haapasaari, J. and L. Hedenäs. (1998). A cladistic analysis of the moss genus Orthotrichum. The Bryologist. 101(4) 519-55.
  2. ^ Orthotrichum. Flora of North America.
  3. ^ Orthotrichum. USDA PLANTS.

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