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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany 1: 146. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in Botanicus

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Gangulee 1977 (Fig. 734).

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Map: Daltonia semitorta Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Habitat: unknown.
Distribution: China, Sikkim, and Nepal.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Sichuan: Mt. Omei, L.-Y. Tai 201a (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/19/2009)
general taxon notes:
The examined specimen deposited at PE bore a herbarium name, “Daltonia taiana Chen, n. sp.” Only a few plants of the present species were found mixed with specimens of Zygodon Hook. & Tayl.


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3. Daltonia semitorta Mitt. 折叶小黄藓 zhe-ye xiao-huang xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 146. 1859. Type. India: Sikkim, Hooker s.n.
Plants small, corticolous, less than 5 mm high. Leaves to 2 mm × 0.50–0.75 mm, broadly lanceolate to lanceolate, strongly carinate along the costa, flexuous when dry, oblong-lanceolate, acuminate or shortly cuspidate with a slightly twisted acumen; margins narrowly recurved on one or both sides of the leaf, bordered by 2 rows of cells; costa single, reaching upper 2/3 the lamina length; upper laminal cells irregularly rhomboidal-hexagonal to shortly rectangular, 11–14 µm × 6–8 µm, thin-walled, becoming rectangular in lower 1/3. Perichaetia, perigonia and sporophytes not seen.
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