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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 33: 374. 1970. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Herzogiella renitens (Mitt.) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Herzogiella renitens (Mitt.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on thin soil over rocks.
Distribution: China and Sikkim.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 31877 (IFSBH).


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2.  Herzogiella renitens (Mitt.) Iwats.   残齿长灰藓 can chi chang hui xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 33: 374. 1970. Heterophyllium renitens (Mitt.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 411. 1925. Sharpiella renitens (Mitt.) Ando, Hikobia 5: 181. 1969. Stereodon renitens Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 94. 1859. Type: India.
Plants small, slender, yellowish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, 2.0–2.5 cm long, irregularly and densely branched; branches 2–3 mm long; in stem cross section epidermal cells large, thin-walled, outer cortical cells 2–3 rows. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, ovate- to elliptic-lanceolate, 0.8–1.2 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, slenderly acuminate, decurrent at bases; margins plane, serrulate above the midleaf; costae double, short; leaf cells linear, 90–100 µm × 4–6 µm; alar cells few, slightly differentiated, with a large cell and a few smaller, rectangular cells, thin-walled, hyaline. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves suddenly narrowed to a slender acumen. Capsules obovoid, ca. 1.2 mm × 0.8–0.9 mm, not curved; endostomal cilia none or rudimentary. Spores 18–20 µm in diameter.


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