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Published In: Hikobia, Supplement 1: 192. 1981. (Hikobia, Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Gollania japonica (Cardot) Ando & Higuchi (Figs. 1–17.)
Map: Gollania japonica (Cardot) Ando & Higuchi (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks, rotten wood, or humus; alt. 580–3100 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Nepal.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: You-yang Co., X.-J. Li 100 (HKAS). Gansu: Wen-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 966 (XBGH). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 33555 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Guan-xian Co., S.-M. Yu 827 (HKAS); Lei-bo Co., G.-C. Zhang & T. Cao 21812, 21866 (both IFSBH); Mt. Omei, M.-X. Zhang 2015, 2025, 2050 (all in XBGH); Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18242, 18319, 18556 (all in IFSBH); Ya-an Co., C. Gao 17510 (IFSBH). Xizang: Mi-lin Co., Zhi-bei-zu 7418 (MO); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 3626 (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., J.-K. Yang 81-2287b (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 2348 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85458 (HKAS); Xishuangbanna, L. Zhang 419 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 547b (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the triangular pseudoparaphyllia, the terete leafy stems, the dorsal leaves with short leaf apices, and the distinctly differentiated alar cells.

 

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5.  Gollania japonica(Card.) Ando & Higuchi   日本粗枝藓   ri ben cu zhi xian
Hikobia Suppl. 1: 192. 1981. Symphyodon japonicus Card., Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, Ser. 2, 4: 378. 1912. Type: Japan. Hokkaido, Faurie 2991.
Macrothamnium setschwanicum Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 131: 218. 1922. Type: China. Sichuan (Setschwan), Mt. Daliang, Handel-Mazzetti 1706.
 
Plants medium-sized, pale yellowish green or pale brownish green, slightly glossy. Stems prostrate, ca. 5 cm long, irregularly or regularly pinnately branched; stem elliptic in cross section; leafy stems terete or nearly terete; branches nearly terete, unequal in length, ca. 1.5 cm; pseudoparaphyllia triangular, 4–13 cells wide. Stem leaves erect-spreading, slightly secund, somewhat differentiated; dorsal leaves erect or slightly falcate-secund, ovate-lanceolate, 1.4–1.8 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm, abruptly narrowed to a blunt, short acumen, cordate at base, slightly decurrent; margins serrulate above, entire and recurved below; costae double, reaching up to 1/3 the leaf length, separate at base; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 40–60 µm × 3–4 µm, rarely prorate; alar cells differentiated, in 3–5 longitudinal rows, 4–5 transverse rows; ventral leaves plane at apex; branch leaves smaller, 1.0–1.5 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm. Inner perichaetial leaves reflexed at apex, ecostate. Setae 3–4 cm long; capsules inclined to horizontal, ovoid, 2.2–2.3 mm × 0.9–1.1 mm; cilia 1–2. Spores 18–26 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
 
 
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