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Published In: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 3: 105, f. 3. 1981. (Acta Bot. Yunnan.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Desmatodon raucopapillosus X.J. Li (Figs. 1–4.)
Map: Desmatodon raucopapillosus X.J. Li (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat: on soil of grasslands.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Xinjinag: Tashinkur, Suibulong valley, J.-L. Wu 4486 (HKAS). Xizang: Sa-ga Co., K.-Y. Lang 1212 (PE).


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7. Desmatodon raucopapillosus X.-J. Li    ´粗疣链齿藓 cu-you lian-chi xian
Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(1): 105. 1981. Tortula raucopapillosa (X.-J. Li) Zand., Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 226. 1993. Type. China: Xizang, Sa-ga Co., 5000 m, K.-Y. Lang 1210 (holotype HKAS).
Plants small, ca. 10 mm high, dull, green to reddish brown, in dense tufts. Stems simple, rarely branched, radiculose at the base. Leaves rounded-elliptic or ovate-ligulate, 2–3 mm × 0.65–0.90 mm, rounded to obtuse, sometimes mucronate at the apex; margins entire, mostly plane or sometimes slightly revolute in the lower half, borders not differentiated; costa stout, slender above, ending just below the apex; upper cells quadrate to hexagonal, densely covered with C-shaped and circular papillae; basal cells irregularly linear rectangular, smooth, hyaline. Setae slender, less than 1 cm long; capsules erect, thick, elliptic-cylindrical; peristome teeth short, erect, lanceolate, irregularly bifid, slightly papillose, basal membrane none. Spores spherical, coarsely papillose.
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