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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 2: 154. 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 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Pogonatum fastigiatum Mitt. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Pogonatum fastigiatum Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: commonly on moist and warm forest ground and in grass; alt. 800–2250 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, India (Darjeeling), and Myanmar.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Wu 21105 (MO, PE). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, P.-C. Chen et al. 62 (PE). Guangdong: Ru-yuan Co., IBSC 2427 (PE). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., S.-Q. Zhong 407075 (PE), P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Lin 121, 444, 983b, 1065 (all in PE). Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, Crosby 15925 (MO). Hunan: Mt. Yuelu, F.-Z. Lu 20 (PE). Jiangxi: Xuan-lai Co., R.-L. Zhao 2512 (PE). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, Q. Huang & G.-N. Li 248 (PE); Tai-bai Co., Z.-P. Wei 6740 (PE). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, W.-P. Fang 33185, 33386 (both in PE). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., Koponen 18126 (H, MO); Nan-tou Co., Shevock 14415 (CAS, MO); Tai-chung Co., Koponen 17890 (FH, PE). Yunnan: Yong-shan Co., X.-J. Li 4281 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This is a rather large species. It is recognized by its low leaf lamellae with basal cells in pairs. Its dentate sheathing leaf margin is also unique in Pogonatum.


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6.  Pogonatum fastigiatumMitt.   暖地小金发藓   nuan di xiao jin fa xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 154. 1859. Type: India. E. Bengal, Khasia, Hooker & Thomson 1240.
Pogonatum arisanense Okam., J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 38(4): 21. f. 9. 1916. Type: China. Taiwan, Chia-yi Co., Mt. Ali, Hayata s.n.
Pogonatum nudicaule (Wright) Par., Ind. Bryol. 984. 1898. Polytrichum nudicaule Wright, J. Bot. 29: 106. 1891. Type: China. Hubei, Hsingshan (Xing-shan) Co., Henry 6840.
Pogonatum submacrophyllum Broth., Ann. Bryol. 1: 27. 1928, hom. illeg. Type: China. Taiwan, Taichung Co., Mt. Noko, Suzuki 2662.
Polytrichum ulotopolytrichum C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 184. 1980, nom. nud.
Plants robust, yellowish green, in loose and large cushions. Stems often branched above, up to 10 cm long. Basal leaves scale-like, upper leaves thin, delicate, crisped when dry, lanceolate, sheathing base nearly as wide as or slightly wider than the limb, ca. 1–2 cm long, 1–2 mm wide; lamellae sparse, only growing on the ventral surface of costa, 1–2 cells high, thin-walled; apical cells of lamellae usually undifferentiated, or slightly longer than the other cells; basal cells rectangular, thick-walled, ca. 75 µm × 15 µm; upper leaf cells rounded quadrate or rectangular, thin- to thick-walled, ca. 12 µm in diameter. Dioicous. Setae brown, single, ca. 3 cm long; capsules cylindrical, inclined, brown when old, ca. 5 mm long, 1.2 mm in diameter; exothecial cells thick-walled, smooth; peristome teeth 32, with brown stripes. Calyptrae covering the whole capsule. Spores spherical, 5–11 µm in diameter.


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