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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 59: 29. f. 16. 1985. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Gollania schensiana Higuchi (Figs. 1–17.)
Map: Gollania schensiana Higuchi (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks in forests; alt. 960–3100 m.
Distribution: China, Bhutan, India, and Nepal.
 

 


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Cheng-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1158 (XBGH); Liang-dang Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 96 (XBGH). Henan: Lu-shi Co., M.-X. Zhang 1758 (XBGH). Shaanxi: Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang & Y.-G. Wang 3487 (XBGH); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5772 (WUK). Sichuan: Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, S. He 31446, 32064, 32089 (all in MO, PE).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the nearly terete leafy stems, falcate-secund stem leaves, recurved leaf margins, thin-walled median leaf cells, distinctly differentiated alar cells, and the short, weak costae.

 


 

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11. Gollania schensianaDix. ex Higuchi    陕西粗枝藓  shannxi cu zhi xian
J. Hattori. Bot. Lab. 59: 29. f. 16. 1985. Type: China. Shaanxi (Schensi), Pauo-li, 7 May 1895, Hugh s.n.
 
Plants medium-sized, pale yellowish green or pale brownish green, slightly glossy. Stems prostrate, ca. 6 cm long, irregularly or pinnately branched; stem elliptic in cross section; stems and branches terete; branches ca. 1 cm long, unequal in length; pseudoparaphyllia lanceolate, 2–6 cells wide at base. Stems leaves slightly falcate-secund, differentiated; dorsal leaves slightly falcate-secund, concave, elliptic-lanceolate, 1.8–2.0 mm × 0.7–0.9 mm, slenderly acuminate, nearly cordate at base, slightly decurrent, somewhat plicate; margins plane, not recurved, serrulate above the midleaf, entire below; costae double, weak, 1/6–1/4 the leaf length, usually separate at base; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 50–70 µm × 3–4 µm, thin-walled, smooth; alar cells distinctly differentiated, in 8–10 longitudinal and transverse rows; ventral leaves plane at apex; branch leaves small, 1.3–1.5 mm × 0.35–0.50 mm. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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