Kōrero: Liverworts and hornworts

Liverwort and moss spore capsules (3 o 3)

Liverwort and moss spore capsules

Liverwort spore capsules (left) are dark and sausage-shaped. They are supported by a fragile colourless stalk. Moss capsules (right) are green or red and come in various shapes. They have a wiry green or brown stalk.

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Private collection
Photograph by Bill Malcolm

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Liverworts and hornworts - Liverworts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10682/liverwort-and-moss-spore-capsules (accessed 6 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007