peat moss

peat moss
kiminas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kimininių šeimos (Sphagnaceae) lapuotųjų samanų gentis (Sphagnum). Skiriama \peat moss 320 rūšių. Paplitę vidutinio ir šaltojo klimato srityse. Auga tundroje, pelkėse, pelkėtuose miškuose, stovinčiuose vandenyse. Neturi nei šaknų, nei rizoidų. Stiebas iki 20 cm aukščio. Iš jų susidaro durpės. atitikmenys: lot. Sphagnum angl. bog moss; peat moss; sphagnum moss vok. Bleichmoss, n; Sphagnummoss, n; Torfmoos, n rus. белый мох, m; сфагнум, m; торфянка, f; торфяной мох, m

Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas. – Vilnius : Grunto valymo technologijos. . 2008.

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  • Peat moss — Peat Peat, n. [Prob. for beat, prop., material used to make the fire burn better, fr. AS. b?tan to better, mend (a fire), b?t advantage. See {Better}, {Boot} advantage.] A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peat moss — peat′ moss n. 1) pln any moss, esp. of the genus Sphagnum, from which peat may form 2) such moss when dried, used chiefly as a mulch or seedbed • Etymology: 1870–80; cf. ME petemos (in place name) peat bog …   From formal English to slang

  • peat moss — n. 1. any moss which forms peat, esp. sphagnum 2. any peat composed of residues of mosses, used chiefly as mulch 3. [Brit. Dial.] a peat bog …   English World dictionary

  • peat moss — noun any of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat • Syn: ↑sphagnum, ↑sphagnum moss, ↑bog moss • Hypernyms: ↑moss • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Sphagnum * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • peat moss — 1. Also called bog moss. any moss, esp. of the genus Sphagnum, from which peat may form. 2. such moss after it has been dried, used chiefly as a mulch or seedbed, for acidification. [1225 75 for earlier sense; 1870 80 for def. 1; ME petemos (in… …   Universalium

  • peat moss — /ˈpit mɒs/ (say peet mos) noun 1. any moss from which peat has formed or may form, as sphagnum, and used as a basis for potting mixtures. 2. → peat bog …   Australian-English dictionary

  • peat moss — noun 1》 a large absorbent moss which grows in dense masses on boggy ground. [Genus Sphagnum.] 2》 a peat bog …   English new terms dictionary

  • peat moss — The form in which peat is sold and used as a ground cover …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • peat moss —   Partially decomposed sphagnum moss, often added to soil to increase moisture retention; medium of choice for the ‘baggie method’ of cycad seed germination …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • peat moss — noun Date: 1880 sphagnum …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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