Zealand is noted for its variety of dendroid mosses, including the picturesque
is included in this acrocarpous grouping only because it is so obviously a separate,
upright plant and seldom has sporophytes to establish its true identity
in this respect. When it does have sporophytes, they emanate from along
its branches; therefore, it properly belongs with the pleurocarpous
mosses. See Growth Form Plate #9.