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Fontinalis antipyretica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidae
Order: Hypnales
Family: Fontinalaceae
Genus: Fontinalis

Fontinalis is a genus of submerged aquatic mosses belonging to the subclass Bryidae. These mosses are also called fountain moss, brook moss and water moss. The genus is widespread in the Northern Hemisphere and includes both species that occur in still water and in flowing water.[1]


Incomplete list of species:[1]


  1. ^ a b Janice M. Glime. "Fontinalis". University of Massachusetts Amherst. Retrieved 2015-01-28.