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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 535. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Gangulee 1980, fig. 988.

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Map: Glossadelphus bilobatus (Dixon) Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rocks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Sikkim, and Sri Lanka.

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Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., J.-X. Luo 86171 (MO, PE), M.-Z. Wang 4285 (MO, PE).


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1.  Glossadelphus bilobatus (Dix.) Broth.   双齿扁锦藓   shuang chi bian jin xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 535. 1925. Taxithelium bilobatum Dix., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 51: 244. 1924. Type: Sikkim. McCann s.n.
Plants delicate, slender, yellowish green, glossy. Main stems prostrate, pinnately branched; branches short, complanate. Leaves erect-spreading, oblong ovate, obtuse at apex, ca. 1.3 mm ´ 0.6 mm; margins strongly spinose-serrate, often double toothed; costae double, weak or short, only reaching to 1/4 the leaf length; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, ca. 45 µm ´ 6 mm, becoming narrower, longer toward base, clearly papillose at apex; basal cells large, hyaline, rectangular. Sporophytes on main stems. Setae thin, ca. 2.5 cm long, smooth, curved near the capsules; capsules pendent, oblong-ovoid, ca. 1.1 mm ´ 0.96 mm; peristome double.


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