Pottia heimii

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Pottia heimii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Order: Pottiales
Family: Pottiaceae
Genus: Pottia
Species: P. heimii
Binomial name
Pottia heimii
(Hedw.) Hampe [1]

Pottia heimii is a bipolar species of moss that lives in Antarctica. It is widespread on Ross Island and Southern Victoria Land. It is a medium to large moss that grows three to five centimeters high.


  1. ^ "Pottia heimii (HEDW.) HAMPE". Handbook of Antarctic Mosses. National Institute of Polar Research. Retrieved December 23, 2009.