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Published In: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 3: 397. f. 7: 1–12. 1981. (Acta Bot. Yunnan.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Fabronia anacamptodens C. Gao (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Fabronia anacamptodens C. Gao (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks or rock surfaces in forests; alt. 2900–3900 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Long-zhi Co., Sananqulin, M. Zang 1442a (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very similar to F. pusilla Raddi; however, it differs from the latter by having spinulose papillae on the back of costa and densely striate peristome teeth that are reflexed when dry.


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1. Fabronia anacamptodensC. Gao in C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 反齿碎米藓 fan-chi sui-mi xian
Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(4): 397. 1981. Type. China: Xizang (Tibet), Lasa City, M. Zang 15 (holotype IFSBH; isotype HKAS).
Plants delicate, yellowish green or brown green, glossy, densely tufted. Stems creeping, irregularly branched, branches erect or ascending; rhizoids in tufts. Leaves widely lanceolate or ovate-lanceolate, hair-pointed at apex; margins plane, teeth formed by ciliate cells; costa slender, ending just above the midleaf, usually with spinulose papillae on the back; leaf cells rhomboidal or narrowly rhomboidal, 28– 40 µm × 7–9 µm, smooth; alar cells quadrate, 9–12 µm × 9–14 µm. Monoicous. Perichaetial leaves widely lanceolate, serrate above. Setae yellowish green, brownish when mature, 2.5–3.0 mm long; capsules ovoid to shortly cylindrical; peristome single, often in pairs, lanceolate, densely striate, reflexed when dry.
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