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Published In: Linnaea 18: 706. 1844[1845]. (Aug-Oct 1845) (Linnaea) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodon plicatus Müll. Hal. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Entodon plicatus Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks and rocks; alt. 580–1900 m.
Distribution: China and India (including Sikkim).

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huangshan, P.-J. Lin 19 (IBSC); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 541 (HSNU). Guangxi: Tian-lin Co., Exped. Team 2298 (IBSC). Hubei: Yuan-an Co., Z.-M. Peng 1 (MO). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, P.-J. Lin 12213 (IBSC). Yunnan: An-ning Co., S.-Y. Zeng 705 (HKAS); Gen-ma Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-931a (HKAS); Jing-hong Co., Redfearn 34023 (MO); Li-jiang Co., Q.-W. Wang 3674, 3692 (both in MO); Meng-la Co., Magill et al. 7773 (MO); Shi-lin Co., W.-X. Xu 3 (YUKU); Song-ming Co., M. Zang 81-8638, S.-Y. Zeng 1244 (both in HKAS); Xishuangbanna, Magill 7787 (MO); Yin-jiang, L.-S. Wang 83-173 (HKAS); Yong-ping Co., L.-S. Wang 81-100 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon plicatus can be confused with E. macropodus, but it differs from the latter by its exostome teeth changing from cross-striolate at base to vertically striolate to papillose or smooth above. Townsend (1991) reduced E. plicatus to a synonym of E. macropodus.


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18. Entodon plicatus Müll. Hal.   皱叶绢藓   zhou ye juan xian
Linnaea 18: 706. 1845. Neckera plicata (Müll. Hal.) Müll. Hal., Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 60. 1850, nom. illeg. Stereodon plicatus (Müll. Hal.) Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 2: 106. 1859. Cylindrothecium plicatum (Müll. Hal.) Paris, Index Bryol. 302. 1894. Type: India.
Plants medium-sized, green, glossy, in flat mats. Stems prostrate, ca. 3.0–3.5 cm long, subpinnately branched; branches 1.0–1.5 cm long, often curved at tips. Leaves ovate or elliptical, 1.7–1.9 mm × 0.6–0.9 mm, strongly concave, acute, often bent at apex; margins entire below, serrulate near apex; costae double, very short or absent; median leaf cells linear, 45–55 µm × 4–5 µm; apical cells slightly shorter; alar cells numerous, quadrate, extending nearly close to costa at leaf base. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves sheathing at base. Setae ca. 15 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect, cylindrical, 2–3 mm long; opercula long conic-rostrate; annuli absent; exostome teeth triangularly lanceolate, cross-striolate in basal 1–3 plates, abruptly becoming vertically or obliquely striolate, then papillose or smooth at tips; endostome segments linear, shorter than teeth, smooth. Spores not seen.


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