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NZ Plants

Weymouthia cochlearifolia

Family: Lembophyllaceae

Weymouthia cochlearifolia is a robust moss with slender pendulous stems that are 2-4 mm in diameter and up to 25 cm in length with short branches at right angles. The silvery-green leaves are broadly ovate, scarcely longer than wide, smooth and concave, and with or without a vein (nerve). Capsules are rarely found.

Widespread in New Zealand in rainforest as an epiphyte on tree trunks and on branches.