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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 17: 42. 1980. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Orthomnion handelii (Broth.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 10–14.)
Map: Orthomnion handelii (Broth.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on ground, thin soil over rocks, rock walls, tree bases, or rotten trees; alt. 1800–3000 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 1521 (HKAS, PE). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, Q. Wang B38 (HKAS). Xizang: Bo-mi Co., S.-G. Wu 657 (HKAS); Cha-yu Co., S.-G. Wu 1083a (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-guan Co., X.-J. Li 1019 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 434 (HKAS). Zhejiang: West Mt. Tianmu, P.-C. Wu 8075 (HKAS).
 

 

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3. Orthomnion handelii (Broth.) T. Kop.   挺枝立灯藓   ting zhi li deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn 17: 42. 1980. Mnium handelii Broth., Symb Sin. 4: 61. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Handel-Mazzetti 6069 (holotype H).
 
Plants rather robust, dark green to brownish green, not glossy, in loose tufts. Primary stems prostrate, sparsely foliate, with dense rhizoids; secondary stems erect, simple, 4–6 cm high, with reddish brown rhizoids throughout. Lower leaves broadly ovate to elliptical; upper leaves oblong-elliptical to ligulate, ca. 3–6 mm × 1.9 mm, rather broad at base, not clearly decurrent, abruptly acute at apex; margins dentate, not bordered above the mid-leaf, somewhat bordered by 1–2 rows of elongate cells below; costae ending above the mid-leaf, smooth at back; leaf cells rounded-hexagonal, ca. 25–35 µm in diameter, thick-walled, clearly porose; marginal and basal cells sometimes slightly differentiated, usually elongate-hexagonal to elliptical. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 
 
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