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Published In: Hedwigia 80: 297. 1941. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in Botanicus
 

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Illustrations: Desmatodon gemmascens P.C. Chen (Figs. 5–9.)
Map: Desmatodon gemmascens P.C. Chen (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks, rocks, or soil on forest ground.
Distribution: China, Japan, Nepal, and India.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Beijing: Yan-qing Co., J.-X. Luo 15 (PE). Guangdong: Le-chang Co., L. Zhang 538 (HKAS). Hebei: Xing-long Co., K.-J. Guan B24a (PE). Sichuan: Li Co., X.-J. Li 937 (HKAS); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32020a (MO). Xizang: Bo-mi Co., Y.-G. Su 943 (HKAS); Mi-lin Co., S.-K. Chen 127, 141 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., Tibet Team 7792 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 332B (HYUB); Kun-ming City, W.-X. Xu 7801 (HYUB), M. Zang 806 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 1844 (HKAS).

 

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3. Desmatodon gemmascens P.-C. Chen    芽胞链齿藓   ya-bao lian-chi xian
Hedwigia 80: 297. 1941. Didymodon gemmascens Broth. in Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 4: 38. 1929, hom. illeg. Syntrichia gemmascens (P.-C. Chen) Zand., Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 269. Type. China: Yunnan, De-qing Co., Doker-la, 3600–3700 m, Handel-Mazzetti 8029 (holotype H).
Desmatodon gemmascens var. hopeiensis P.-C. Chen, Hedwigia 80: 229, f. 72, 6–9. 1941, syn. nov. Type. China: Hebei (Hopei), Dong-ling (Tung-ling), L.-C. Yu 6 (holotype PE).
 
Plants small to medium-sized, rather thick, 7–15(–20) mm high, yellowish brown, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple, rarely branched, densely radiculose at the base. Leaves oblong-obovate to oblong-elliptic, narrowed at the base, abruptly acute to apiculate at the apex; margins distinctly bordered by several rows of cells, entire in the lower half, serrulate above, rarely revolute; costa percurrent; upper cells rounded hexagonal, moderately thick-walled to thick-walled, with numerous irregular papillae. Gemmae abundant, occurring in leaf axils or on the surfaces of leaves, sometimes gemmae developed into young plants on the leaves or stems. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 


 

 
 
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