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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de Genève, Sér. 2 26: 85. ic. 1936. (Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Brachymenium longicolle Thér. (Figs. 8–12.)
Map: Brachymenium longicolle Thér. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks or thin soil over rocks; alt. 1800 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, India (Sikkim), Thailand, and Central Africa.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Chu-xiong Co., D.-C. Zhang 551 (HKAS), M. Zang 8719 (HKAS), X.-J. Li 209 (HKAS).

 

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7. Brachymenium longicolle Thér.   大孢短月藓   da bao duan yue xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève,, ser. 2, 26: 85. 1936. Type: India (Sikkim). Kurz s.n.
 
Plants small to medium-sized, 10–25 mm high, in dense tufts. Stems erect, with 2 or more innovated branches, forming rosettes at apex. Leaves on the upper part of stems large, strongly twisted when dry, spreading when moist, lower leaves smaller, plane, oblong-ligulate to spathulate, 2.2–3.0 mm × 1.0 mm, acuminate at apex; margins strongly recurved throughout, serrulate in the upper parts, borders differentiated by 1–3 rows of narrower cells, but not clearly differentiated in the apex; costae excurrent, ending in short awns; median leaf cells oblong-hexagonal, thin-walled, ca. 50 µm × 18 µm. Autoicous. Setae up to 30 mm long; capsules nearly erect, ca. 5 mm long; mouth small, neck narrowed. Spores spherical, 35–48 µm in diameter, coarsely papillose.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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