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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 59. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Philonotis roylei (Hook. f.) Mitt. (Figs. 9–14.)
Map: Philonotis roylei (Hook. f.) Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil near streams and rivers in high mountains; alt. 1000–2500 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, and Sri Lanka.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Qiong Co., Q. He 1017 (HKAS). Taiwan: Mt. Daxue, Noguchi 540 (NICH). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Y. Jiang 11571 (HKAS); Song-ming Co., X.-J. Li 8172 (HKAS); Yuan-yang Co., X.-J. Li 4907 (HKAS).


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11. Philonotis roylei(J. D. Hook.) Mitt.   罗氏泽藓   luo shi ze xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 59. 1859. Bartramidula roylei (J. D. Hook. in W. J. Hook.) Bruch & Schimp. in B.S.G., Bryol. Eur. 4: 55. 1846. Glyphocarpa roylei J. D. Hook. in W. J. Hook., Icon. Pl. 2. 1841. Type: India. Nilghiri, Perrottet s.n.

Plants small, dark green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, ca. 1.0 cm high, often forming rosettes at top of stems, usually simple. Leaves dense, erect, ovate-lanceolate or triangular-lanceolate, ca. 1.5 mm long; margins sharply serrate above, entire below, slightly recurved; costae long-excurrent, ending in dentate awns; upper leaf cells quadrate to short-rectangular, becoming larger toward base; median and upper cells with papillae at upper cell ends; lower cells rectangular, with papillae at lower cell ends. Synoicous. Setae straight, ca. 2.0 cm long; capsules nearly spherical, reddish brown, erect to inclined. Spores not seen.

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