NothofagusAn ancient beech tree (<i>Nothofagus sp.</i>), Paparoa National Park, West Coast, New Zealand.
Eriophorum scheuchzeri<b>White cottongrass</b> (<i>Eriophorum scheuchzeri</i>), Southern Highlands, Iceland.
Salix fragilis<b>Crack willow</b> (<i>Salix fragilis</i>) in Lake Wanaka, South Island, New Zealand. In New Zealand, crack willow is an invasive species and cannot be sold or distributed. However, since all crack willow trees in New Zealand are male, they do not produce seeds and only spread by stem fragmentation. Despite its status, the lone willow of Lake Wanaka has become one of the country's most iconic trees.
Dendrohypopterygium filiculiforme<b>Umbrella moss</b> (<i>Dendrohypopterygium filiculiforme</i>), Westland Ta Poutini National Park, New Zealand.
Sloanea woollsii<b>Yellow carabeen</b> (<i>Sloanea woollsii</i>), plank buttresses, Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia.
Trichocolea lanataLeafy liverwort (<i>Trichocolea lanata</i>), Westland Ta Poutini National Park, New Zealand.
Cyathea smithii<b>Kātote tree ferns</b> (<i>Cyathea smithii</i>), Oparara Valley, Kahurangi National Park, West Coast, New Zealand.The kātote is only found in New Zealand and surrounding islands. It grows up to 8 meters high and retains its dead fronds that form a skirt down its trunk.
Plagiochila giganteaLiverwort (<i>Placiochila gigantea</i>), Fox Glacier Valley, West Coast, New Zealand. Plagiochila are a group of liverworts, primitive plants related to mosses. They are usually similar to mosses in size, but <i>P. gigantea</i> is one of the larger species, growing up to 10-12 cm (4-5 inches) high.
Ficus macrophylla<b>Moreton Bay fig</b> (<i>Ficus macrophylla</i>), buttress roots, New South Wales, Australia.
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