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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1358. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Gangulee 1980, fig. 989.

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Map: Glossadelphus glossoides (Bosch & Sande Lac.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Habitat: on base of tree trunks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea.

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Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Mt. Ding-hu, Redfearn 34376b (MO). Yunnan: Yang-bi Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 942 (MO).


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2.  Glossadelphus glossoides (Bosch & Sande Lac.) Fleisch.   锐齿扁锦藓   rui chi bian jin xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1358. 1923. Taxithelium glossoides (Bosch & Sande Lac.) Fleisch. in Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1093. 1908. Trichosteleum glossoides (Bosch & Sande Lac.) Geh., Rev. Bryol. 21: 85. 1894. Hypnum glossoides Bosch & Sande Lac., Bryol. Jav. 2: 146. 1866. Type: Indonesia.
Plants soft, yellowish green, slightly glossy, in loose mats. Main stems prostrate, pinnately branched, with short branches. Primary stem leaves narrower, longer at apex, differentiated from secondary stem leaves; branch leaves loosely arranged, oblong ovate, ca. 0.6 mm ´ 0.3 mm, obtuse at apex; upper leaf margins sharply toothed; costae double, short or weak; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, ca. 19 µm ´ 4 mm, sharply papillose; basal cells smooth; cells at lowest base loose, hyaline, subquadrate, ca. 17 ´ 9 mm. Sporophytes on main stems. Setae thin, erect, ca. 2 cm long, curved at tips; capsules horizontal, ovoid-cylindrical, curved; opercula obtusely rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth ca. 0.3 mm high; cilia usually 2, short or reduced. Spores smooth, 10–12 mm in diameter.


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