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Published In: Revue Bryologique 36: 13. 1909. (Rev. Bryol.) 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: Isopterygium courtoisii Broth. & Paris (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Isopterygium courtoisii Broth. & Paris (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on roots of trees, soil or humus.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, Training Class 278 (XBGH). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 4322 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:


This species is close to Pseudotaxiphyllum pohliaecarpum, but differs in having silver, whitish colored plants, while the latter often has purple plants.


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3. Isopterygium courtoisii Broth. & Par.    华东同叶藓  hua dong tong ye xian
Rev. Bryol. 36: 13. 1909. Type: China. Yue Wan Kiai, Sept. 5, 1908, Courtois s.n.
Plants slender, flattened, silver white. Stems soft, interwoven, subpinnately branched, sometimes bipinnately branched, branches 3–5 mm long. Leaves somewhat biseriate, rounded ovate, slightly concave, 0.6 mm × 0.25 mm, asymmetric, suddenly acute to shortly acuminate; margins entire or only serrulate near apex; costae double, very short or absent; alar cells small, quadrate, hyalin, in 2–3 rows. Dioicous. Setae slender, smooth.
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