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Published In: Botanical Bulletin of Academia Sinica 32: 310. 1991. (Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Distichophyllum oblongum B.C. Tan & P.J. Lin (Figs. 1–4.)
Map: Distichophyllum oblongum B.C. Tan & P.J. Lin (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on soil crust over rocks and decaying logs; alt. 2000–2200 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Mt. Miao-er, P.-J. Lin 1302, 1340 (FH, IBSC).

 

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8a. Distichophyllum oblongum B. C. Tan & P.-J. Lin var. oblongum 圆尖黄藓原变种 yuan-jian huang xian yuan bian-zhong
Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin., n.s. 32: 310. 1991. Type. China: Guangxi, Mt. Miao-er, P.-J. Lin 1748 (holotype FH; isotype IBSC).
Plants small, in dense mats. Stems procumbent, branched, reaching 1 cm tall and less than 1 mm wide with leaves when dry. Leaves shrunken, twisted when dry, complanate, spreading when wet, mostly oblong, also oblanceolate to shortly spathulate, about 1 mm long, less than 0.5 mm wide, acute to short acuminate, the acumens 45–100 µm long; leaves bordered throughout, stout, 14–25 µm wide, entire, consisting of 1–2 rows of thick-walled, linear cells; costae ending well below apex; laminal cells irregular in shape, mostly polygonal, more hexagonal at mid-leaf portion, 11–17 µm long, thick-walled, not collenchymatous, homogeneous across the lamina, becoming rectangular at leaf base. Perichaetial leaves small, oblanceolate, acuminate, bordered, ecostate. Sporophytes lateral; setae 3–4 mm long, smooth; capsules shortly obovoid, less than 1 mm long, erect to nodding.
 
 
 
 
 
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