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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 7, 15: 63. 1892. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7,) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Breutelia yunnanensis Besch. (Figs. 1–5.)
Map: Breutelia yunnanensis Besch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on tree branches or in bushes; alt. 2300–3600 m.
Distribution: China, India, and Nepal.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Da-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 1665 (H), Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 1297a, 1377 (both in MO); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9499 (PE); Nu-jiang, Handel-Mazzetti 1754 (H); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 694b, 870 (both in MO).


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3. Breutelia yunnanensis Besch.   云南热泽藓   yun nan re ze xian
Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 15: 63. 1892. Bartramia yunnanensis (Besch.) C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 347. 1900. Type: China. Yunnan, Tsang-chan, Delay 4182.
Breutelia setschwanica Broth. in Sitzungs, Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 571. 1924. Type: China. Sichuan (Setschwan), Hui-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 952 (holotype H).
Breutelia subdeflexa Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 64. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Salwin, Handel-Mazzetti 9236 (holotype H). Synonymized by Virtanen 1997.

Plants rather large, yellowish or brownish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect or ascending, ca. 4–6 cm high, usually curved, irregularly branched, radiculose below. Leaves loose or sparse below, not very dense above, easily falling off from stems, often with rhizoids at base, ovate-lanceolate, slightly reflexed or squarrose above, plicate below, not strongly sheathing at base, ca. 0.8–1.5 mm wide, nearly truncate at insertion; margins slightly recurved, serrulate above, entire below; costae straight, yellowish to golden yellowish, dentate at back; leaf cells narrowly rectangular or obliquely rectangular to linear, 20–40 µm × 4–7 µm, papillose at upper ends. Sporophytes not seen.



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