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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Royale de Botanique de Belgique 41 (1): 63. 1905. (Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Brachymenium longidens Renauld & Cardot (Figs. 13–18.)
Map: Brachymenium longidens Renauld & Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: usually on tree trunks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: She Co., D.-K. Li 2297 (HKAS, SHM). Guangdong: Mt. Dinghu, P.-J. Lin 713 (HKAS, IBSC). Sichuan: Yuan-yan Co., L.-S. Wang 83-811 (HKAS). Yunnan: Chu-xiong Co., D.-C. Zhang 551 (HKAS); Da-li Co., D.-C. Zhang 644 (HKAS).


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8. Brachymenium longidens Ren. & Card.   饰边短月藓   shi bian duan yue xian
Bull. Soc. Roy. Bot. Belgique 41(1): 63. 1905. Type: India.
Plants small, less than 10 mm high, in loose tufts. Stems erect, often forming 2 innovated, rosette branches, with reddish rhizoids at base. Leaves smaller below, larger above, twisted when dry, oblong-ligulate, acuminate, ca. 3.8 mm × 1.0 mm; margins recurved in lower 2/3 the leaf length, serrate in the upper margins, borders differentiated, consisting of 2–5 rows narrower cells; costae reddish below, excurrent into awns; upper leaf cells rhombic, ca. 35–50 µm long; median cells rhomboidal ca. 45 µm × 18 µm; basal cells shortly rectangular. Autoicous. Setae elongate, ca. 35 mm long; capsules elongate-ovoid, ca. 4 mm long, mouth small; opercula small.


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