Bryophytes (Mosses, Liverworts, and Hornworts) • Earth.com

Spiridens reinwardtii

(Spiridens reinwardtii)

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Description

Spiridens reinwardtii is a species of moss with a wide distribution. It may be found in Australia, Taipei, French Polynesia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines and possibly other countries. This forest moss is known for its climbing vine-like habit, it grows up tree trunks and also sends out horizontal and branched shoots. Spiridens reinwardtii may reach 3 metres long.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum:
Class: Bryopsida
Order:Bryales
Family:Spiridentaceae
Genus:Spiridens
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