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Published In: Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 57: 345. 3. 1943. (Bot. Mag. (Tokyo)) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Thuidium kanedae Sakurai (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Thuidium kanedae Sakurai (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: usually on shady moist rocks, forest ground or fallen logs; alt. 780–1200 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Jin-zhai Co., Z.-M. Zeng T0228 (MO). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860140 (MO, PE), 860435 (NY). Fujian: Ning-de City, J. Zhu 1558 (HSNU); Mt. Wuyi, C.-H. Zhang 23-10, 23-26 (PE). Guizhou: Mt. Fan-jing, S.-Y. Cheo 428 (NY); Mt. Lei-gong, B.-C. Tan 91-826 (FH). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 336 (MO). Hunan: Bao-jing Co., Z.-M. Zeng & R.-S. Tian 005 (PE). Jiangsu: Wu Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jin 1798 (MO, PE); Wu-xi Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jin 2141 (MO); Yi-xing Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jin 2045 (MO, PE). Liaoning: Kuan-dian Co., Buck 23591 (NY). Taiwan: Tai-pei Co., C.-C. Chuang & Schofield 174 (NY). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, Handel-Mazzetti 69 (as Thuidium cymbifolium, BM); Meng-la Co., Redfearn et al. 33744 (MO). Zhejiang: De-qing Co., P.-C. Wu 1178, 1235 (MO, PE); Pu-duo Is., P.-C. Wu 1348 (MO); West Tianmu shan (Mt.), P.-C. Wu 1133 (PE); Ling-hai Co., P.-C. Wu 711 (PE).


Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very similar to T. cymbifolium, but differs in having stellately papillose leaf cells, which is a unique feature in Thuidium.


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6. Thuidium kanedae Sak. 短肋羽藓 duan-le yu xian
Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 57: 345. 1943. Type. Japan: Kumamoto Pref., Sakurai 11380.
Thuidium toyamae Nog., J. Jap. Bot. 23: 115, f. 38. 1949.
Plants usually large, up to or more than 10 cm long, yellowish green to light green, brownish when old, in loosely interwoven mats. Stems regularly bi- to tripinnately branched; branches up to 1.5 cm long; central strand differentiated; paraphyllia densely on stems and branches, foliose or filamentous, branched, apex 2–4 cells long, papillose. Stem leaves appressed when dry, triangularly ovate to triangular, about 3 mm long, lanceolate toward piliferous apex, consisting of 3–10 cells; margins nearly plane to revolute, serrate above; costa stout, ending below leaf apex, setulosely papillose on back; median leaf cells rounded rhomboidal to oblong, 5–20 µm long, usually stellately papillose (2–4 papillae), rarely unipapillose; branch leaves concave, ovate to elliptic, with a short acute apex, ca. 1 mm long; margins serrate; costa reaching 2/3–4/5 the leaf length; with 2–4 papillae or single stellate papilla. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves long ciliate above. Setae reddish brown to brown, up to or more than 3 cm long; capsules cylindrical, horizontal; exostome teeth broadly lanceolate, reddish brown, papillose above; endostome segments as long as the exostome teeth, finely papillose; basal membrane about 1/2 the length of endostome segments; cilia 2–3. Spores 15–20 µm in diameter, finely papillose.


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