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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1418. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
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Illustrations: Bartram 1939, fig. 470.

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Habitat: on rocks.
Distribution: China, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Reported from Hainan and Taiwan (Redfearn et al. 1996).


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1. Ectropotheciella distichophylla (Hampe) Fleisch.   短菱藓   duan ling xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1418. 1923. Hypnum distichophyllum Hampe in Dozy & Molk., Bryol. Jav. 2: 167. f. 266. 1866. Type: Indonesia.
Plants slender, lax, dark yellowish green. Stems prostrate, up to 5 cm long, densely pinnately branched, branches ca. 6 mm long. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, complanate, remotely arranged, somewhat biseriate, ovate-lanceolate, ca. 0.8 mm long, concave, gradually acuminate; margins plane, serrulate; costae double, short; leaf cells shortly rhomboidal, 15–24 µm × 5–6 µm, strongly prorate, thick-walled. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves laciniate at margins. Setae erect, purple, smooth, ca. 7 mm long; capsules very small, ovoid, erect or suberect, with distinct short neck, constricted below the mouth when dry; opercula shortly rostrate; annuli developed, in 2 rows; peristome teeth narrowly lanceolate, brownish. Calyptrae not seen. Spores spherical, smooth.
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