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NZ Plants

Allisonia cockaynei

Family: Allisoniaceae

Allisonia cockaynei forms a small, 12-14 mm wide and up to 3 cm long thallus with undulate margins. Male plants form globular antheridia close to the tip of the thallus and female plants form archegonia enclosed by a ring of bracts along the midrib. 

 An endemic family and endemic genus, widespread in New Zealand on stream sides and open alpine areas.