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Published In: Hedwigia 65: 148. 1. 1925. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in Botanicus

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Trichodon muricatus Herzog (Figs. 9–15.)
Map: Trichodon muricatus Herzog (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)


Habitat: on soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Specimens examined: Guangxi: Tian-lin Co., C. Gao et al. 2366 (IFSBH). Xizang: Cuo-na Co., Y.-C. Yang 40 (IFSBH). Yunnan: Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-338a (KUN).


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1. Trichodon muricatus Herz.   云南毛齿藓 yun-nan mao-chi xian
Hedwigia 65: 148. 1925. Type. China: Yunnan, Pe yen tsin, alt. 3,000 m, S. Ten 48 (holotype JE).

Plants small, 8–10 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems slender, erect, simple, radiculose at base. Leaves flexuous or crispate to subsecund above when dry, wide-spreading when moist, lanceolate, 2.0–3.0 mm long, rather abruptly narrowed from an oblong-ovate, sheathing base to a long, linear or subulate acumen; margins plane or occasionally slightly reflexed below, serrulate above; costa single, percurrent, filling most of the subula; upper cells short-rectangular, 11–12 µm × 5–6 µm, firm-walled, smooth; basal cells rectangular, 20–39 µm × 6–15 µm, thin-walled, pellucid; alar cells not differentiated. Dioicous. Sporophyte not seen.

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