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Published In: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 3: 393. f. 3: 13–20. 1981. (Acta Bot. Yunnan.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Dicranodontium papillifolium C. Gao (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Dicranodontium papillifolium C. Gao (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on soil over rocks or rotten wood.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Guangxi: Xing-an Co., C. Gao 1495 (IFSBH). Xizang: Mi-lin Co., Y.-G. Su 5070 (IFSBH, KUN). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 8122 (IFSBH, PE).


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6. Dicranodontium papillifolium C. Gao in C. Gao, G.-C. Zhang & T. Cao   瘤叶青毛藓  liu-ye qing-mao xian
Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3: 393. 1981. Type. China: Xizang, Ya-dong Co., alt. 2700 m, S.-K. Chen 7799 (holotype IFSBH; isotype KUN).
Plants medium-sized, brownish green, not shiny, in dense tufts. Stems erect or ascending, simple or sparsely branched, radiculose below; central strand present. Leaves 3.0–3.5 mm long, linear-lanceolate, falcate-secund, rather abruptly narrowed from an auriculate base to a long, setaceous subula; margins slightly incurved, irregularly serrulate above the shoulders, strongly serrate near the apex; costa not sharply delimited at base, occupying ca. 1/3 – ½ the leaf base width, excurrent in a long awn, filling the entire subula, papillose or projecting at back above the middle; upper cells short-rectangular, papillosely projecting at back of leaves; lower cells elongate, broader close to the costa, becoming narrower at margins; alar cells forming distinct auricles, inflated, hyaline or reddish brown. Sporophytes not seen.
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