Ellura Sanctuary, Swan Reach, SA, 5354
    
 
Stat'NotesThumbnails: 39.   10 native species listed, with 7 from Ellura
Plants (Plantae) - Mosses (Charophyta) - Spore Producing Plants (Equisetopsida) - Mosses & Liverworts
Mosses
Bartramiales
Moss
Bartramiaceae
Starry Lime Moss
Breutelia affinis
Na
ema
 
Patch
Small Head
Large Head, <3mm
Mosses
Bryales
Moss
Bryaceae
Clear Green Moss
Rosulabryum billardieri
Na
ema
 
Head, <5mm
Patch
Colour Variation
Patch with Spore Capsules
Current Spore Capsules
Old Spore Capsules
Mosses
Grimmiales
Moss
Grimmiaceae
Grassy Knoll Moss
Grimmia sp
Na
ema
 
Photograph yet to be loaded.
Mosses
Hypnales
Moss
Hypnaceae
Fern Moss
Hypnum cupress ssp cupress
Na
a
 
Unentangled
Close up
Drying
Mosses
Polytrichales
Moss
Polytrichaceae
Juniper Moss
Polytrichum juniperinum
Na
a
 
Female
Female
Male
Male
Male
Male
Male
Young
Spore Capsule
Spore Capsule
Spore Capsule
Spore Capsule

Plants (Plantae) - Liverworts (Marchantiophyta) - Leafy Liverworts (Jungermanniopsida) - Mosses & Liverworts
Leafy Liverworts
Fossombroniales
Leafy Liverwort
Fossombroniaceae
Leafy Liverwort
Fossombronia pusilla
Na
ema
 
In fruit
Whole, ~10-15mm each
Perspective
Leafy Liverworts
Jungermanniales
Leafy Liverwort
Lophocoleaceae
Flat Fern Liverwort
Chiloscyphus semiteres
Na
a
SynonymLophocolea semiteres & Jungermannia semiteres

Thank you Michal Dutkiewicz for identifying this species for us
 

Plants (Plantae) - Liverworts (Marchantiophyta) - Liverworts (Marchantiopsida) - Mosses & Liverworts
Crescent Liverworts
Lunulariales
Crescent Liverwort
Lunulariaceae
Crescent-cup Liverwort
Lunularia cruciata
If
a
The Gemma here look like spores capsules in other life forms, with the cups looking like fruiting bodies.
However, the Gemma are actually parts of the plant that disperse (similarly to seed & spores) and take root. Instead of being wind blown, these are dispersed by raindrops hitting the cup.
The big difference is these are not produce sexually, but more a broken off part of the plant. Thinking of it as a plant that has suckered from roots. The new plant becomes independant of the original, but is a clone of the original.
Whole
Gemma
Whole
Gemma
Liverworts
Marchantiales
Liverwort
Aytoniaceae
Warty Liverwort
Asterella drummondii
Na
ema
 
Spore Capsule, profile
Patch
Spore Capsule Head, ~4mm
Individual Spore Capsules
Liverworts
Marchantiales
Liverwort
Ricciaceae
Black-edged Riccia
Riccia limbata
Na
em
SynonymRiccia lata
 
Whole
A Carpet
Liverworts
Marchantiales
Liverwort
Ricciaceae
White Riccia
Riccia sp
Na
em
 

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