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Mittenia plumula

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  • Classifier
  • Scientific Name
    Mittenia plumula (Mitt.) Lindb.
  • Classification
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
  • Specimen Category
  • Storage Method
  • Field Collection Place
  • Locality Description
    New Zealand, North Island, Te Paki Ecological Region and District, Te Paki, North Cape, North Cape Scientific Reserve, Ngawhenua Stream (western tributary)
  • Field Collection Date
    15 Nov 2010
  • Field Collection Notes
    A small patch growing in a heavily shaded site on clay lodged between serpentinite boulders within a deeply entrenched ephemeral portion of stream course (site would be submerged during heavy rain). Canopy dense - mostly pohutukawa / houpara / tanekaha. Uncommon though possibly overlooked due to its size and potential to be mistaken in the field for a Fissidens.
  • Field Collector
  • Field Collection latitude/longitude
    -34.40177, 173.00239 (± 50 m)
    173.00239, 173.00239 (± 50 m)

  • Last Update
    01 Oct 2020

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