Genus TetradontiumGenus TETRADONTIUM, Schwaegr.
This genus was established by Schwaegrichen, but differs so little from the genus Georgia that many think it should not be considered a separate genus.
There are two species in all, one in North America.
It differs from Georgia in having both teeth and stems shorter, in having the spore-case oval instead of cylindrical and in having the veil cover the spore-case.
The name is derived from the Greek for; four, and; a tooth.
Tetradontium Repandum Moss