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The Gleason Moss Collection


Andreaea subulata.Harv.
On rocks in stream course, Upper Hollyford River, West Otago, New Zealand.
Altitude 2000 Feet.
February, 17, 1951 coll. William Martin, no. 21.6

Specimen Photographs
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The simple gametophyte leaves absorb water through their cuticle thereby making this once dry specimen fan out and expand in size. The sporophyte and gametophyte are both visible. The capsule has not released its spores yet.



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