Encalypta alpina

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Encalypta alpina


Taxonavigation: Encalyptales 
Classification System: Goffinet et al. (down to genus level)

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Bryophyta
Classis: Bryopsida
Subclassis: Funariidae
Ordo: Encalyptales

Familia: Encalyptaceae
Genus: Encalypta
Species: Encalypta alpina


Encalypta alpina Sm., 1805


  • Encalypta caucasica Rupr. ex Weinm.
  • Encalypta commutata Nees & Hornsch.
  • Encalypta commutata var. rhabdotheca J.J. Amann
  • Encalypta commutata var. striata Meyl.
  • Encalypta giraldii Müll. Hal.
  • Encalypta lacera De Not.
  • Leersia alpina var. imberbis Lindb. ex Braithw.


Primary references[edit]

  • Smith, J.E. & Sowerby, J. 1804-1805. English Botany; or, coloured figures of british plants, with their essential characters, synonyms, and places of growth: to which will be added, occasional remarks. Vol. 20. [1369-1440] pp. London: R. Taylor & co. BHL Reference page. : 1419.


  • Crosby M.R. & Magill R. (eds). (2020). MOST: Moss TROPICOS Database (version 1, Jul 2004). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2020-02-24 (Roskov Y., Ower G., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., Nieukerken E. van, Penev L.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.[1]
  • Tropicos.org 2020. Encalypta alpina . Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2020 Apr 13.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Alpine Candle Snuffer Moss
suomi: Tunturikellosammal
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