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NZ Plants

Racopilum cuspidigerum var.convolutaceum

Family: Racopilaceae

Racopilum cuspidigerum var. convolutaceum is a creeping moss that forms dense mats of branching stems. There are two rows of lateral leaves with near parallel sides and two rows of triangular dorsal leaves. The capsule stalk is slender and the calyptra covering is only faintly hairy. Formerly Racopilum convolutaceum.

Widespread in New Zealand in forest on rotting wood, bark, soil and rock.