Plagiomnium cf. affine

Pearl moss

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Epiphyte (growing on hardscape)
Growth: very slow
See also: Heteroscyphus zollingeri , Solenostoma tetragonum
Range and localities: 


Common names: 
  • Pearl moss

Habit, plant type:

  • moss / liverwort or fern prothallium
Major group (unranked): Mosses (Bryophyta)
Order: Bryales
Family: Mniaceae
Genus: Plagiomnium

References and further reading:
  1. Wilstermann-Hildebrand, Maike & Muth, Heiko (2011): Vom „Perlenmoos“ – zwei foliose Lebermoose sind indentifiziert. Amazonas 35, Mai/Juni 2011.
Light medium to high 

Growth: very slow

Propagation: Splitting, cutting off daughter plants

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: unknown

Winter hardiness: unknown

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TODO Plagiomnium cf. affine is also known as Pearl moss.

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