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Published In: Die Gattung ~Zygodon~ 1: 111, 173. 63. 1926. (Gatt. Zygodon) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/15/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Distribution     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 3200 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: see the type specimen cited above.


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5. Zygodon yuennanensis Malta  云南变齿藓   yun nan bian chi xian
Gatt. Zygodon 1: 111. 1926. Type: China. Yunnan, Zhong-dian Co., between Haba and Dugwantsum, Handel-Mazzetti 6951 (H)
Plants medium-sized, yellowish green above, brown below, in loose tufts. Stems ca. 2.0–2.8 cm high, irregularly and sparsely branched, with dense rhizoids, sometimes up to the middle stems. Leaves twisted, flexuose or appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, narrowly lanceolate, 1.4–1.8 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm; margins plane, entire; costae subpercurrent; leaf cells irregularly rounded, ca. 13 µm in diameter, with 3–4 rounded papillae per cell, thick-walled; lower cells gradually becoming quadrate. Gemmae absent. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves slightly smaller than vegetative leaves. Sporophytes not seen.
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