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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 133: 560. 1924. (Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1,) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Ditrichopsis gymnostoma Broth. (Figs. 9–16.)
Map: Ditrichopsis gymnostoma Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.

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

Specimen examined: Sichuan: see the type information cited above.


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2. Ditrichopsis gymnostoma Broth.   拟牛毛藓 ni niu-mao xian
Akad. Wiss. Wien, Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. Abt. 1, 133: 560. 1924. Type. China: Sichuan, Yan-yuan Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2383 (holotype H).
Plants minute, up to 3 mm high, yellowish green, in compact tufts. Stems erect, simple. Leaves loosely appressed, contorted above, 1.8–2.0 mm long, rather abruptly narrowed from an oblong base to a long, slender, curved acumen; margins plane below, sometimes slightly incurved in the middle; costa percurrent to shortly excurrent; upper cells linear, 25–50 µm × 3–4 µm, thin-walled; shoulder cells shorter and wider, 20–40 µm × 5–10 µm; basal cells linear-rectangular, 50–75 µm × 13–20 µm, thin-walled, pellucid. Dioicous. Setae straight, 2–3 mm long, yellowish brown; capsules suberect, oblong-ovoid, ca. 0.6 mm long; opercula short conic-rostrate; annuli none; peristome teeth absent. Spores 26–31 µm in diameter, brown, coarsely papillose.
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