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Published In: The Bryologist 74: 174. 1971. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Wijkia tanytricha (Mont.) H.A. Crum (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Wijkia tanytricha (Mont.) H.A. Crum (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks and rotten logs; alt. 2700 m.
Distribution: China, Sikkim, Vietnam, and Indonesia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Rui-yuan Co., B.-J. Lin 1289 (IBSC). Guangxi: Lin-gui Co., P.-C. Wu 1397 (PE, YUKU); Long-Sheng Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Lin 1042 (PE), S.-S. Hu 80115 (MO, PE); Xing-an Co., S.-S. Hu 80115 (MO). Sichuan: E-bian Co., Z.-T. Guan 6698 (PE); Mt. Eshan, P.-C. Chen 5323 (PE); Mt. Omei, Z.-T. Guan 6698 (PE). Taiwan: Chia-yi Co., T.-Y. Chiang 20370 (MO). Xizang: Cuo-na Co., Y.-C. Yang 61 (PE); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 1713, 3042, 3081, 4515 (all in HKAS, MO), S.-G. Wu 5168a (HKAS, YUKU). Yunnan: Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5963 (HKAS, YUKU); Dulong river, Q.-W. Wang 6966, 7082, 7100 (all in PE), Q.-W. Wang 6714, 7090, 6821, 7098 (all in PE); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9566, 9916-b (both in PE); Jin-ping Co., Q. Huang 30 (PE); Jin-dong Co., J.-J. Zhang 1345, 1406, 1415, 1835 (all in YUKU); Lu-shui Co., J.-X. Luo & M.-Z. Wang 812915-b, 812216-h (PE); Yi-liang Co., X.-J. Li 4422 (HKAS).


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4. Wijkia tanytricha (Mont.) Crum   毛尖刺枝藓   mao jian ci zhi xian
Bryologist 74: 174. 1971. Hypnum tanytrichum Mont., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 3, 4: 88. 1845.
Wijkia longipilum (Broth.) Crum, Bryologist 74: 172. 1971. Acanthocladium longipilum Broth., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 28 (2): 361. 1911.
Wijkia semitortipila (Fleisch.) H.-S. Lin, J. Taiwan Mus. 37(2): 55. 1984. Acanthocladium semitortipilum Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1206. 1923.
Plants in weft, robust, glossy. Main stems prostrate, 1–2-pinnately branched; branches numerous, terminals of branches often curved; central strands absent. Leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist; stem leaves large, loose, ovate, entire, abruptly constricted into a twisted filiform tip, ca. 1.4 mm ´ 0.9 mm; leaf cells linear, ca. 76 µm ´ 6 mm; costae double, very short; alar cells in one row evidently inflated, golden yellowish cells at base; branch leaves densely imbricately arranged, smaller, acuminate; margins serrulate below the middle, entire at apex. Dioicous. Sporophytes on main stem. Setae slender, elongate, purple, ca. 3 cm long; capsules cylindrical, inclined, ca. 2.8 mm ´ 0.9 mm; opercula a long rostrate; peristome double; cilia 1–2.


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