Grimmiales

plural noun

Grim·​mi·​a·​les
ˌgrimēˈā(ˌ)lēz
: an order of Musci comprising acrocarpous mosses that are usually blackish green with branching stems and densely crowded leaves and that grow chiefly on rocks

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Grimmia + -ales

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“Grimmiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grimmiales. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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