Porellaceae

There is only one genus with one species of this family in New Zealand. It is usually epiphytic, and can be variable in colour and size.

Porellaelegantula0467a

Porella elegantula

Found in a range of habitats, from rock faces to tree trunks.

It can be quite pendulous with the tips turning upwards.

Porellaelegantula1314a
Porella9856a
Porellaelegantula0550a

This image shows the underside of the stem.

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