The mature capsules of this family are strongly ribbed. The calyptra (capsule hood) slits sideways.

Cladomnion ericoides

Found on tree trunks and branches.

The tip of the leaves is reflexed, giving a hook-like appearance as seen in the second image.

Ptychomnion aciculare

Found growing on the ground, old logs and tree trunks. It is quite distinctive with its orange-red stems.

The leaves have a crumpled appearance.


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