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Rosulabryum subtomentosum

Family: Bryaceae

Rosulabryum subtomentosum has upright branches bearing large and spreading leaves that are often crowded in tufts at the end of the stem. The leaf margin is toothed near the leaf tip and the vein (nerve) extends to the tip and is often bent backwards, a feature characteristic of this species. The leaves are shrivelled and twisted when dry. Formerly known as Bryum billardierei var.platyloma

Widespread in New Zealand on soil, rock and walls.