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Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.K. Li Search in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 19: 266. f. 11–14. 1981. (Acta Phytotax. Sin.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.K. Li (Figs. 9–14.)
Map: Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.K. Li (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks and rotten wood; alt. 2700–3000 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
 
Chinese specimens examined: See the type specimen cited above.
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex differs from P. formosicum var. formosicum by the smooth and less asymmetric leaves with rather slightly curved leaf apices and entire margins.

 

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5b. Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.-K. Li   台湾棉藓直叶变种   tai wan mian xian zhi ye bian zhong
Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19. 2: 266. 1981. Type: China. Xizang, Jia-li (Ba-ga) Co., M. Zang 1965 (holotype HKAS).
 
Plants slender, soft, bright green, glossy. Stems irregularly branched. All leaves asymmetric, shortly ovate-lanceolate, slightly curved at apex, narrowly decurrent at base; margins entire; costae short, forked, unequal in length; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal; basal cells lax; alar regions decurrent, consisting of 2 rows of rectangular cells. Brood bodies hyaline, present at leaf apex. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 
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