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Published In: Lindbergia 11: 121. 1986. (Lindbergia) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Giese & J.-P. Frahm 1986 (Figs. 34–44).

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Map: Microcampylopus laevigatus (Thér.) Giese & J.-P. Frahm (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on wet soil in high mountains.
Distribution: China, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/10/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Taiwan: Mt. Taitum, Faurie 68, 1903 (H); also see the type information of M. longifolius cited above. Yunnan: Ai-lao Shan (Mt.), between Jing-dong Co. and Shuang-bai Co., J.-K. Zhang 500 (IFSBH).


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2. Microcampylopus laevigatus (Thér.) Giese & J.-P. Frahm  阔叶小曲柄藓 kuo-ye xiao qu-bing xian
Lindbergia 11: 121. 1986. Campylopodium laevigatum Thér., Receuil Publ. Soc. Havraise Étud. Div. 1925: 126. 1926. Campylopodium euphorocladum var. laevigatum (Thér.) Thér. in Luis., Broteria Cienc. Nat. 8: 41. 1939. Type. Madagascar: Perrier de la Bathié s.n.
Microcampylopus longifolius Nog., Bot. Mag. Tokyo 65: 87. 1952. Type. China: Taiwan, Mt. Kodama, Noguchi 7180 (holotype NICH).
Microcampylopus longifolius fo. densifolius Nog., Bot. Mag. Tokyo 65: 88. 1952.
Plants small, 5–10 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple or branched, loosely foliate. Leaves broadly ovate at the base, suddenly narrowed from the shoulder to a long subula; margins entire, recurved; costa broad at base, filling all of the subula, excurrent; upper shoulder cells short, thick-walled, 15–20 µm × 4–6 µm; lower shoulder cells narrowed, elongate, moderately thick-walled, 40–80 µm × 6–8 µm; alar cells not differentiated. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves not much differentiated from or slightly longer than vegetative leaves. Setae about 6 mm long, curved or flexuose with age; capsules cylindric,1.0–1.2 mm long, more than 2 times as long as wide, deeply furrowed when dry and empty; stomata absent; annuli not well developed; opercula 0.5–0.7 mm long, obliquely rostrate; peristome teeth divided to the middle, vertically striate and reddish below, papillose and yellowish above. Calyptrae cucullate, entire at base. Spores yellowish, warty, with 8–10 papillae per diameter view.


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