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Published In: Linnaea 36: 21. 1869. (Linnaea) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Bartram 1939, fig. 412.

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Map: Chionostomum rostratum (Griff.) Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Habitat: on branches; alt. 1300–1350 m.
Distribution: China, India, Kampuchea, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 1683 (MO), J.-M. Jin & S.-S. Hu 940 (PE). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Redfearn et al. 1266b (MO); Fu-gong Co., M.-Z. Wang 7403 (PE); Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 33924 (MO, NY).


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2. Chionostomum rostratum (Griff.) C.Müll.  花锦藓   hua jin xian
Linnaea 36: 21. 1869. Neckera rostrata Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 3: 70. 1843 [1842]. Type: India. Assam.
Chionostomum rostratum var. microcarpum Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9): 50. 1921.
Plants medium-sized, in dense mats. Main stems densely and irregularly branched; branches short, less than 10 mm long, densely foliate. Leaves loosely erect when dry, erect-spreading when moist, oblong to lanceolate, acute to shortly acuminate, deeply concave, sometimes plicate, less than 2 mm long; margins entire, reflexed in the upper 1/3, weakly denticulate near apex; leaf cells narrowly elongate to linear, 65–110 µm long, narrowly rhomboidal near apex, thin-walled, smooth; alar region consisting of one row of inflated, colored cells with a few hyaline, slightly, quadrate to rectangular cells above the basal alar cells. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves small, narrowly lanceolate; perigonial leaves ovate, less than 0.25 mm. Setae short, 7–15 mm long, smooth; capsules cylindrical, up to 2 mm long, erect; opercula long rostrate.


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