Monographs Details: Polytrichum
Authority: Smith, Gary L. 1971. Conspectus of the genera of Polytrichaceae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 21: 1-83.
Family:Polytrichaceae
Scientific Name:Polytrichum
Discussion:

Fig. 1-3, 5, 16, 30, 31, 50-52.

Type: Polytrichum commune [Linnaeus, Sp. PI. 1109. 1753. excl var] Hedwig, Sp. Muse. 88.1801.

Polytrichum subg Pterygodon Lindb., Not. Sallsk. Faun. Fl. Fenn. 9: 105. 1868.

Lectotype : Polytrichum commune [L.] Hedw.