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Published In: Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica 16: 200. f. 1. 1975. (Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/31/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodon taiwanensis C.K. Wang & S.H. Lin (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Entodon taiwanensis C.K. Wang & S.H. Lin (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 650–2400 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 215 (HSNU). Guangdong: Mt. Dinghu, G.-L. Shi 11241 (IBSC). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Y. Xuan 58419 (HKAS); Fu-ming Co., W.-X. Xu 63526 (YUKU); Jing-hong Co., Redfearn 34290 (MO); Kunming City, D. Lian 20-5 (YUKU); Lu-chun Co., M. Zang 751 (YUKU); Mangshi City, Yunnan Univ. Biol. Dept. 4 (HKAS); Meng-hai Co., Redfearn 34223 (MO); Meng-la Co., Redfearn 33792 (MO), L. Zhang 576, 63713 (both in YUKU); Xishuangbanna, X.-J. Li 80-2090, 80-2319, 80-2429 (all in HKAS, YUKU); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 415 (MO). Zhejiang: Mt. Fengyang, X. Zhang 93021 (HSNU); Mt. Wuyanling, R.-L. Zhu 706, 982, 1078 (all in HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon taiwanensis is similar to E. viridulus Cardot, but differs from the latter by its acute leaf apices and its weakly cross-striolate exostome teeth (in basal 1–2 plates vs. in basal 6–7 plates).


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26. Entodon taiwanensis C.-K. Wang & S.-H. Lin   宝岛绢藓   bao dao juan xian
Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin., n.s., 16: 200. 1975. Type: China. Taiwan, Nan-tou Co., Wang & Lin 3223.
Plants small to medium-sized, green or pale green, glossy. Stems prostrate, ca. 2.0 cm long, sparsely branched; branches ca. 6 mm long, complanate. Stem leaves oblong-ovate or elliptical, 2.1–2.4 mm × 0.7–1.1 mm, concave, acute at apex; margins sometimes recurved below, serrulate near apex; costae double, indistinct; median leaf cells linear, 90–130 µm × 5–6 µm; apical cells shorter, broader; alar cells quadrate to shortly rectangular, thin-walled; branch leaves elliptical, smaller; alar cells extending close to costa at leaf base. Autoicous. Setae ca. 10 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect, elongate-ellipsoidal to cylindrical; opercula conic-rostrate; annuli absent; peristome inserted below the mouth; exostome teeth linear-lanceolate, weakly cross-striolate in basal 1–2 plates, vertically or obliquely striolate above; endostome segments smooth, yellowish. Spores spherical, ca. 17 µm in diameter, papillose.


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