Ptychomniaceae

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

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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.

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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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