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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1009. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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 Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 32, 1–15).


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Map: Claopodium prionophyllum (Müll. Hal.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: mostly on calcareous rock surfaces, rarely on soil.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, U.S.A. (Hawaii), and Fiji.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Shao-qing City, Redfearn et al. 34383 (MO, PC). Hainan: Ling-shui Co., Redfearn 36077 (MO, NY). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 237d (PE). Jiangsu: Yi-xinq City, P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Jing 2282 (NAS, PE). Shaanxi: Qin-ling Mts, P.-C. Chen et al. 340122 (PE); Mt. Taibai M.-X. Zhang 262 (MO). Sichuan: Lu-ding Co., Y. Jia J01875 (MO, PE). Taiwan: Alishan (Mt.), U. Ara 14532 (TAI); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18143 (MO). Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 33682 (as Claopodium aciculum, MO, NY); Meng-hai Co., Redfearn et al. 34092 (MO, NY); Meng-la Co., Magill et al. 7793 (MO); Xishungbanna, P.-C. Wu 21663, 21675, 22001 (PE); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 230 (MO, NY).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very close to Claopodium aciculum, but differs by having larger plants and leaves.
 

 

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6. Claopodium prionophyllum (C. Müll.) Broth. 齿叶麻羽藓 chi-ye ma-yu xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1009. 1908. Hypnum prionophyllum C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 481. 1851. Type. Nepal: Wallich s.n.
Claopodium amblystegioides Dix., Proc. Linn. Soc. New South Wales 55: 281. 1930.
Claopodium nervosum Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1504. 1923. Hypnum nervosum Harv. in Hook., Icon. Pl. 1: 24, f. 3. 1836, hom. illeg.
 
Plants medium-sized, up to 10 cm long, dark green to yellowish green, brownish at base when old, in spreading mats. Stems delicate, creeping, irregularly pinnately branched; branches 3–5 mm long; central strand present; paraphyllia foliose, sparse. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar; stem leaves appressed or slightly revolute when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ovate-lanceolate, up to 1 mm long; margins serrate; costa single, percurrent; leaf cells hexagonal, unipapillose, median cells 5.0–7.5 µm × 5.0 µm, thin-walled. Dioicous. Dwarf male plants on the leaves of female plants. Perichaetial leaves ovate-lanceolate, serrate at the apex, costa short, inconspicuous. Setae slender, reddish brown to yellowish brown, 1–2 cm long, smooth; capsules ovoid, horizontal or cernuous, exothecium cells rectangular to hexagonal; peristome double; exostome teeth yellowish brown, more than 0.5 mm long, papillose above; endostome segment nearly as long as the teeth, lightly yellowish, finely papillose; basal membrane about 1/2 the height of segments, cilia usually 2. Spores about 15 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
 
 


 

 
 
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