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Fossombronia wondrazeki

Family: Fossombroniaceae

Fossombronia wondrazeki has a thallus consisting of a creeping stem with purple rhizoids and curled, crisped, bright green 'leaves' giving them a lettuce-like appearance. Capsules are globose and are borne on short stalks.

Widespread throughtout New Zealand in a wide variety of habitats, from wet soil and streamsides to walls and city streets.