Grimmia pilosissima Herzog (1911:12-13)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Considered a synonym of Grimmia montana by (Muñoz & Pando, 2000).


Conservation Status

Last record: 2 June 1906 or later

Since rediscovered (Greven, 1994, 2008) or invalid (synonym of G. montana) (Muñoz & Pando, 2000).



Sardinia, Italy & Switzerland


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Herzog, Theodor. (1911). Une nouvelle espèce de Grimmia. Revue Bryol. 38: 12-13.


Other references:

Greven, H. C. (1994). Grimmia pilosissima Herzog, rediscovery of a forgotten species. Lindbergia 19: 129-131.

Greven, H. C. (2008). Grimmia Hedw. in the canton of Valais, Switzerland Hedw. in the canton of Valais, Switzerland. Meylania 41: 42-45.

Muñoz, J. and Pando, F. (2000). A world synopsis of the genus Grimmia. Monographs in systematic botany from the Missouri botanical garden 83: 1-133.

Pedrotti, C .C. (2001). Flora dei muschi d’Italia, 817 pp, Antonio Delfino Editore, Roma.


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