- Tetrodontium brownianum
name = Brown's Four-tooth Moss
divisio = Bryophyta
genus = "
species = "T. brownianum"
binomial = "Tetrodontium brownianum"
binomial_authority = Dickson. Schwaegr. [http://zipcodezoo.com/Plants/T/Tetrodontium_brownianum.asp "Tetrodontium brownianum: (Brown's Tetrodontium Moss)"] zipcodezoo.com. Retrieved
1 June 2008.] "Tetrodontium brownianum", is a species of mosscommonly known as Brown's Tetrodontium Moss or Four-tooth Moss. [ [http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=all&search_value=Tetrodontium+brownianum&search_kingdom=every&search_span=exactly_for&categories=All&source=html&search_credRating=All "ITIS Report: Tetrodontium brownianum"] itis.gov. Retrieved 1 June 2008.] [ [http://www.british-towns.net/nature/07_specie_detail.asp?GetLSID=268050 "The British Database of World Flora and Fauna: Tetrodontium brownianum"] British Towns and Villages Network. Retrieved 1 June 2008.] It is widely distributed. In North America it is found in Washington stateand British Columbiaon the west coast and from Newfoundland to Ohioto the east. [http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=50&taxon_id=250064707 "Bryophyte Flora of North America: Tetrodontium brownianum"] efloras.org. Retrieved 1 June 2008.] It is also present in Austria, France, Germany, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Switzerlandand the United Kingdomas well as Japan, New Zealandand Chile.
It is named after Robert Brown, the Scottish botanist who first discovered the plant growing at
Roslinnear Edinburghin the late 18th century whilst still a student. The plant can still be found at the site of its discovery. [http://www.rbge.org.uk/science/cryptogamic-plants-and-fungi/bryology "Bryology (mosses, liverworts and hornworts)"] Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Retrieved 15 May 2008.]
*Endemic Scottish mosses:
Flora of Scotland
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