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Published In: Philippine Journal of Science 31: 289. 1926. (Philipp. J. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Distichophyllum subnigricaule Broth. (Figs. 1–4.)
Map: Distichophyllum subnigricaule Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on decaying logs; alt. 900–1400 m.
Distribution: China, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Mt. Jianfengling, P.-C. Wu et al. 85-343, 85-369a (H, IBSC, PE, SYS). Yunnan: Gong Shan (Mt.), D.-C. Zhang 2503 (FH, IFSBH).


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10a. Distichophyllum subnigricaule Broth. var. subnigricaule 黑茎黄藓原变种 hei-jing huang xain yuan bian-zhong
Philipp. J. Sci. 31: 289. 1926. Type. The Philippines: Mindanao, Zamboanga, Merrill 8324.
Plants small to medium-sized, in dense mats. Stems dark brown, 1–2 cm long, 2–4 mm wide with leaves. Leaves slightly contorted when dry, broadly obovate and spathulate, 1–2 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm; the leaf apices rounded to broadly obtuse, sometimes weakly apiculate; leaf borders very narrow, consisting of 1(–2) rows of thin-walled, linear cells; costa single, short, reaching only about half of the leaf length; leaf cells uniformly round-hexagonal, large, 34–45(–67) µm wide, lax, thin-walled. Perichaetial leaves small, about 0.5 mm long, broadly ovate, acute to obtuse; laminal cells mostly short rectangular. Setae papillose, 6–8 mm long; capsules not seen. Calyptrae papillose.
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