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NZ Plants

Dendrocryphaea tasmanica

Family: Cryphaeaceae

Dendrocryphaea tasmanica is an aquatic moss with branches tending to grow from one side of the stem. Leaves are small with a narrowly tapering point and are appressed to the stem. Formerly Cryphaea tasmanica.

Widespread in New Zealand on wet rocks in or beside streams.