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Publicado en: Journal of Science and the Arts 2(3): 144. 1816. (J. Sci. Arts (London)) Name publication detail
 

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There are about 40 species of Tayloria in the world. Most of the species are well understood (Crosby et al. 2000). Nine species are recognized in China. Tayloria recurvimarginata Nog., from Taiwan, cannot be confirmed. Tayloria splachnoides (Schwaegr.) Hook. was reported from Fujian Province by M.-Z. Wang and Y. Jia (1994), but no specimen was available for our study. Its distribution in Fujian province is questionable. X.-L. Bai & B. C. Tan (2000) recently published Tayloria rudimenta X.-L. Bai and B. C. Tan as a new species from Ningxia Huizu Autonomous Region; however, we did not study the type. From its description it appears to be close to Entosthodon wichurae. The absence of peristome teeth in this species seems to fit better in Entosthodon than in Tayloria.

 

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2. Tayloria Hook.   小壶藓属   xiao hu xian shu
J. Sci. Arts (London) 2(3): 144. 1816.
 
Plants small, slender to rather robust, green or yellowish green, in loose or dense tufts. Stems erect, simple or branched, often densely with rhizoids at base. Leaves dense, smaller below, larger toward stem tips, contorted when dry, erect or wide-spreading when moist, oblong-ovate or obovate or oblong-lanceolate, rounded-obtuse, blunt or acute to acuminate at apex, often decurrent at base; margins entire, serrulate or rarely laciniate, sometimes bordered; costa ending well below leaf apex to excurrent into a short awn; leaf cells lax, hexagonal or short-rectangular, gradually elongate and enlarged toward the base. Autoicous or rarely dioicous. Setae very short to elongate, usually smooth; capsules usually erect, ovoid to oblong-cylindrical or claviform, apophyses developed, short or longer than urns, usually somewhat narrower than the urns; opercula convex or hemispheric to conic, blunt to shortly rostrate; annuli none; peristome teeth 16, lanceolate, sometimes split at base into 32 divisions, smooth or papillose. Calyptrae small, mitrate, naked or somewhat hairy. Spores spherical, smooth or minutely papillose.
 
 
 

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1. Leaf margins entire or bluntly serrulate; costa ending well below leaf apex...................................................... 2
1. Leaf margins strongly dentate or spinosely serrate; costa usually percurrent to shortly excurrent................. 5
2. Plants autoicous; leaf apices acuminate...............1. T. acuminata
2. Plants dioicous; leaf apices broadly rounded or rounded obtuse.........3
3. Leaves broadly rounded at apex; setae 2–4 cm long....................................................................... 5. T. lingulata
3. Leaves rounded obtuse at apex; setae 5–6 mm long....................4
4. Plants 1–5 mm high; capsules with less developed apophyses, usually less than 1/2 the length of the urns; opercula falling without columella attached..................................................................2. T. alpicola
4. Plants ca. 2 cm high; capsules with well developed apophyses, nearly as long as the urns; opercula falling with columella attached...........................3. T. hornschuchii
5. Leaf apices obtuse; costa ending well below leaf apex; calyptrae smooth...................................... 7. T. serrata
5. Leaf apices acuminate or obtusely apiculate; costa percurrent or usually shortly excurrent; calyptrae hairy or papillose or plicate.......................6
6. Calyptrae naked, 4–8-plicate, lobed at base.............6. T. rudolphiana
6. Calyptrae hairy or papillose, entire at base................................7
7. Leaves squarrose; margins spinosely serrate (cilate)......8. T. squarrosa
7. Leaves erect; margins dentate................................8
8. Plants ca. 2.5 cm high; leaf apices obtusely apiculate; calyptrae hairy.......................................... 4. T. indica
8. Plants 1.0–1.5 cm high; leaf apices slenderly acuminate; calpytrae papillose....................... 9. T. subglabra
 
 
 
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