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Published In: Bryologia Universa 2: 171. 1827. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
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Illustrations: P.-C. Wu (ed.) 2001 (Pl. 41, figs. 8–15).

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Map: Fabronia ciliaris (Brid.) Brid. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks or rotten logs in forests, sometimes on wet rocks; alt. 1700–2000 m.
Distribution: China and widely distribution in the world.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Tian-lin Co., C. Gao 2309 (IFSBH). Hebei: Xing-long Co., J.-X. Ji 1088 (CNU). Hunan: Heng-shan Co., T. Cao 22091 (IFSBH). Jilin: Hui-nan Co., X.-G. Kang 3566 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Nan-ping Co., S. He 30077 (MO). Xizang: Bo-mi Co., G.-C. Zhang & J.-Y. Fang 14913 (IFSBH); Cha-yu Co., M.-Z. Wang 7891 (PE). Yunnan: An-ning Co., M. Zang 81-108 (HKAS); Du-long-jiang (river), Q.-T. Zhang 3898 (HKAS); Qiao-jia Co., Q.-T. Zhang 6080 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tianmu, M. Zang 265 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very similar to F. matsumura, but it differs in having narrow leaves and peristome teeth.


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3. Fabronia ciliaris (Brid.) Brid. 八齿碎米藓 ba-chi sui-mi xian
Bryol. Univ. 2: 171. 1827. Hypnum ciliare Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 2: 155. 1812. Type. Switzerland: “in Helvetiae montibus.”
Fabronia octoblepharis Schwaegr., Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 338. 1816, nom. illeg.
Plants slender, green or yellowish green, glossy, loosely or densely tufted. Stems creeping, ascending, irregularly branched; rhizoids in tufts. Leaves dense, erect or loosely appressed when dry, erect ascending when moist, 0.3–0.8 mm long, ovate-lanceolate, constricted at base, wider in the middle, gradually narrowed to a yellowish hair-pointed at apex; margins plane, irregularly dentate; costa slender, ending at 2/3 the leaf length, smooth on the back; upper leaf cells shortly rhomboidal, 20–40 µm × 8–10 µm; alar cells quadrate, in several rows. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, irregularly toothed above. Setae 2–4 mm long, straight or slightly curved; capsules 0.5–1.0 mm long, obovoid to shortly cylindrical, yellowish brown; peristome teeth in 8 pairs, brown or reddish brown, lingulate, irregularly striate. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter, smooth or finely papillose.


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