Grimmiales


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Grimmiales

[‚grim·ē′ā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of mosses commonly growing upon rock in dense tufts or cushions and having hygroscopic, costate, usually lanceolate leaves arranged in many rows on the stem.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
All the genera belongs to different orders such as Pottiales, Grimmiales and Fissidentales, chiefly grown on calcareous substrate.
It is interesting to note that the three species of Grimmia, Grimmia pulvinata,Grimmia trichophylla, Grimmia doniana, belonging to the order Grimmiales were found growing in the college campus closely associated with each other.
Two bryoflora which belongs to the order Pottiales, Pottia lanceolata and Tortula subulata, whereas one genera Grimmia belongs to the order Grimmiales with three species viz.,Grimmia pulvinata,Grimmia trichophylla and Grimmia doniana, while the last genera is represented by Fissidens taxifolius belonging to the order Fissidentiales.