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Ditrichum cylindricarpum

Family: Ditrichaceae

Ditrichum cylindricarpum is a small tufted plant with long yellowish-brown to pale green and narrow leaves. The sheathing leaf bases overlap with one another and each abruptly narrows to form a slender and grass-like leaf. Leaves become weakly twisted when dry. A species characterised by 2.5-5 mm long, cylindrical capsules.

Widespread in New Zealand on soil banks.