Sphagna Section

While counting a small number of species, Spagna is the most important Section of all in regards of ecosystems.

The species of this section are very large, and in peat bogs often are those that represent the major biomass component. They are real living substrates, which create the foundations of the peat ecosystem. They have high hydrophilic capacity and are very resistant species.

Sphagnum palustre


The Sphagnum palustre is the most common variety of sphagnum moss in cultivation. It is similar to the Sphagnum centrale but it differs from it for the absence of red pigmentation a..

Sphagnum papillosum


The Sphagnum papillosum is the third major component of the sub-generic section to which also belong the Sphagnum magellanicum and the Sphagnum palustre. In fact, like these, is chara..

Sphagnum centrale (not confirmed)


The Sphagnum magellanicum is one of the largest species of sphagnum moss.It is widespread in circumpolar areas and central Europe and it characterizes the bryophytes vegetation of large..

Sphagnum medium


The Sphagnum medium is one of the last species of Sphagnum discovered. As for the Sphagnum magellanicum and S. divinum, is one of the largest species of sphagnum moss.It is wi..

Sphagnum cristatum


The Sphagnum cristatum is similar to the Sphagnum palustre present in Australia and especially in New Zealand. It slightly differs from the Sphagnum palustre for a different cell morph..

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