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Published In: Acta Societatis Scientiarum Fennicae 24 (2): 9. 1899. (Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Dicranum kashmirense Broth. (Figs. 1–6.)
Map: Dicranum kashmirense Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on bases of trees.
Distribution: China and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Shang-si Co., C. Gao 2005 (IFSBH). Hunan: Yunschan, Handel-Mazzetti 12001 (H). Sichuan: Ning-yuen, Handel-Mazzetti 1407 (H).


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14. Dicranum kashmirense Broth.   克什米尔曲尾藓 ke-shi-mi-er qu-wei xian
Acta Soc. Sci. Fenn. 24(2): 9. 1899. Type. India: Kashmir, Duthie 14429.
Plants small, slender, to 1.2 cm high, deep green or brownish green, in somewhat shiny tufts. Stems reddish brown, erect, simple or dichotomously branched, densely foliate. Leaves flexuose or falcate-secund when dry, erect-patent when moist, narrowly lanceolate, up to 4.5 mm long, gradually narrowed from a somewhat sheathing base to a long, linear, canaliculate acumen; margins plane, serrulate near the apex; costa slender, brownish, occupying ca. 1/10 the leaf base width, shortly excurrent, serrate at back in the upper part of leaves; upper cells rhomboidal, 65–75 µm × 9–11 µm, slightly thick-walled; basal cells short-rectangular, 50–65 µm × 15–20 µm, thick-walled, porose, becoming elongate near the costa and at the margins; alar cells bulging out, quadrate to short-rectangular, inflated, unistratose, reddish brown at the margins, hyaline within. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves with a high convolute-sheathing base, abruptly narrowed to a short-pointed acumen. Setae straight, 2.0–2.5 cm long, reddish brown, twisted when dry; capsules erect to slightly inclined, short-cylindric, 2.0–2.5 mm × 1.0 mm, reddish brown; opercula erect, long-rostrate, ca. 1.7 mm long; peristome teeth reddish brown, ca. 0.5 mm long, divided to the middle, papillose at the tips, vertically striolate at base. Calyptrae cucullate, entire at the base. Spores 16–20 µm in diameter, brownish, papillose.
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