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Hypnodendron menziesii

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Bryophyta
Class: Bryopsida
Subclass: Bryidea
Order: Hypnodendrales
Family: Hypnodendraceae
Genus: Hypnodendron
Species: H menziesii
Binomial name: Hypnodendron menziesii
Synonyms: Isothecium menziesii, Sciadocladus menziesii, Trachyloma menziesii.
Common name: An umbrella moss

Hypnodendron menziesii is a member of the True Mosses in the family Hypnodendraceae in the major group Bryophytes (Mosses and liverworts). It is found in damp forest conditions throughout New Zealand.