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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 993. 1907. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Lindbergia sinensis (Müll. Hal.) Broth. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Lindbergia sinensis (Müll. Hal.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Selected Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, M. Zang 301 (IFSBH). Hebei: Xing-long Co., F.-D. Chen s.n. (IFSBH), J.- X. Ji 818 (IFSBH). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., C. Gao 6053 (IFSBH); Wu Da Lian Chi (River), C. Gao 13215 (IFSBH); Xiao Xin An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), Dai-ling, C. Gao 258 (IFSBH). Jiangsu: Long Tan, M. Zang 16 (HKAS, IFSBH); Nanjing City, M. Zang 89 (HKAS, IFSBH). Liaoning: Feng-cheng Co., X.-Y. Jia 865 (IFSBH); Heng-ren Co., T. Cao 287 (IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., Buck 23737A, 23605 (NY); Zhuang-he Co., X.-Y. Jia 880214 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Hu Co., M. Wang s.n. (HKAS, IFSBH); Mt. Sao-y-san, Giraldi 163, 2222 (BM, H, NY); In- kia-po, Oct, 1897, Giraldi s.n (as Leskea magnireris, H). Shanghai: Cong-ming Co., S.-X. Xu 309 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Mei-gu Co., G.-C. Zhang 212762 (IFSBH); Xi-chang City, C. Gao 19743 (IFSBH); Yalung et Nganning-ho, Handel-Mazzetti 2022 (H). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., G.-C. Zhang 14751, 14799 (IFSBH). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Magill et al. 8043 (MO); Chu-xiong Co., Redfearn et al. 1731 (MO); Dali City, Redfearn 1071, 31072 (MO); Kunming City, Handel-Mazzetti 403, 2002 (H); Xi Shan (Mt.), T. Cao 21265 (IFSBH), Redfearn et al. 2206 (MO), Hei Long Tan (Lake), R.-L. Hu 63 (MO); Li-jiang Co., R.-L. Hu & Z.-L. Liu 63 (ALTA); Lu-nan Co., Redfearn et al. 226, 2268  (MO); Song-ming Co. Redfearn et al. 1849 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 146; Wei-xi Co., M. Zang 1888 (HKAS, IFSBH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
The distinctive features of this species are: 1) Stem leaves broadly ovate, usually cordate at the base and acute or acuminate at apex; 2) margins plane and entire; 3) leaf cells smooth; and 4) only exostome teeth exist.


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4. Lindbergia sinensis (C. Müll.) Broth. 中华细枝藓 zhong-hua xi-zhi xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 993. 1907. Schwetschkea sinensis C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 3: 111. 1896. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Monte Si-ku-tsui-san, Giraldi 908 (isotype H).
Lindbergia magniretis (C. Müll.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 993. 1907. Leskea magniretis C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 4: 274. 1897. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), in monte Lao-y-san, March 1896, Giraldi s.n.
Plants tiny, delicate, green to yellowish green, in small mats. Primary stems creeping, ca.1–3 cm long, irregularly branched; branches short, 0.5–1.0 cm long. Leaves densely imbricate when dry, spreading when moist; stem leaves broadly ovate or triangularly broad-ovate, 0.9–1.4 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm, cordate at base, acute to acuminate at apex; branch leaves ovate, 0.6–0.9 mm × 0.25–0.50 mm; margins plane, entire; costa single, reaching middle part of the leaf; median leaf cells polygonal to rounded quadrate, thick-walled, smooth, 12–17 µm × 7–12 µm; basal cells near margins flatly quadrate, 12–15 µm wide. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves slightly involute, gradually acuminate upward from an oblong base, 1.2mm × 0.3 mm, cells rectangular, pale-white. Setae yellowish brown, erect, 6–8 mm long; capsules erect, cylindrical, 2.0–2.4 mm long, more or less contracted at mouth when dry; peristome appearing single, exostome teeth shortly lanceolate, pale yellowish brown, verrucose, with blunt apex and lamella, reflexed when wet; endostome only with basal membrane left; opercula conical. Spores spherical, brown, 20–25 µm, papillose.


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