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- n. Alternative spelling of spike moss.
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- n. any of numerous fern allies of the genus Selaginella
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The golden spikemoss already growing in some indoor pots here was the final touch.
The spikemoss is not winter hardy, it seems so far anyway, but we have plenty of other moss that could be added.
We have been growing the spikemoss in the three little rectangles for a couple of years, inside in the winter, out with the orchids in summer, with success.
Golden spikemoss, Selaginalla kraussiana is used in container plantings as a ferny groundcover.
We have another type of mossy groundcover, gold spikemoss, Selaginella kraussiana.
The Hoh River rain forest gets 12 feet of rain annually, and giant cedars and spruces are draped with long streamers of spikemoss.
Interestingly, S lignin is also found in some lycophytes, including the spikemoss
Research on the lycophyte Selaginella moellendorfii (spikemoss) sheds light on the evolution of lignin biosynthesis in land plants.
Selaginella moellendorffii, a spikemoss with a compact genome that is helping to define an ancient core of genes common to all vascular plants.
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