These mosses form dense patches on wood or rock. The plants are slender and prostrate with pinnately or irregularly branched stems.

Sematophyllum amoenum

(now Rhapidorrhynchium amoenum)

Usually found on rotten wood.

Wijkia extenuata

This species is quite variable. It can appear as a dense mat as in this first photo, or growing in a pendulous form as in the third image.


moss index