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Distichophyllum pulchellum var. pulchellum

Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Order: Hookeriales
Family: Hookeriaceae
Genus: Distichophyllum
Species: D. pulchellum
Scientific name: Distichophyllum pulchellum var. pulchellum

Distichophyllum pulchellum var. pulchellum is a dense, flattened, light-green true moss found on leaf mould and old wood in shady damp conditions and may be found growing among liverworts.

This moss was photographed on Mt Taranaki/Mt Egmont at an elevation of 900 m.




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