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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 28: 220. 1965. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Taxiphyllum cuspidifolium (Cardot) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Taxiphyllum cuspidifolium (Cardot) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on soil, humus, rocks or thin soil over rocks; alt. 130–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Lian-nan Co., L. Zhang 899 (IBSC). Hubei: Zhu-shan Co., D.-J. Xia & G.-Z. Li 2 (XBGH). Hunan: Chang-sha City, C. Gao 52 (IFSBH). Shandong: Mt. Kunyu, C. Gao 34275, 34286, 34295 (all in IFSBH); Mt. Lao, C. Gao 34480, 34548, 34573 (all in IFSBH); Mt. Tai, C. Gao 34114 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Lei-bo Co., G.-C. Zhang & T. Cao 21413, 21852 (both in IFSBH); Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18559 (IFSBH); Wan-yuan Co., G.-C. Zhang & E.-Z. Bai 34274, 34280, 34318 (all in IFSBH); Ya-an Co., C. Gao et al. 17030 (IFSBH). Yunnan: Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-571c, 80-582, 80-627 (all in HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the slender, weak costae, serrulate leaf margins, and differentiated alar cells.


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4. Taxiphyllum cuspidifolium(Card.) Iwats.   凸尖鳞叶藓  tu jian lin ye xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 28: 220. 1965. Isopterygium cuspidifolium Card., Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève 4: 387. 1912. Type: Japan.
Plagiothecium yasudae Broth., Rev. Bryol. 53: 4. 1926.
Taxiphyllum squamatum (Broth.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 26: 67. 1963. Plagiothecium squamatum Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9): 45. 1921.
Plants pale green, robust, glossy. Stems short, prostrate, usually pinnately branched, densely foliate; pseudoparaphyllia triangular-lanceolate, slenderly acuminate. Leaves oblong-ovate, abruptly acute to shortly acuminate, slightly concave, ca. 2.5 mm × 0.9 mm, asymmetric; margins serrulate above the midleaf; costae slender, short; median leaf cells linear, 80–100 µm × 6–8 µm, upper cells shorter; alar cells few, quadrate to shortly rectangular. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.


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