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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1875–76: 358, 2. 1877. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail
 

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The genus has more than a hundred species with a high diversity center in Africa and Central and South America. There is only one species in China.
 

 

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9. Hookeriopsis (Besch.) Jaeg. & Sauerb.  拟油藓属 ni you xian shu
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1875–76: 358. 1877. Hookeria sect. Hookeriopsis Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 6, 3: 240. 1876.
 
Plants medium-sized to larger, mat-forming. Stems creeping, elongated. Leaves complanate, forming dorsal, ventral and lateral rows, slightly heterophyllous, flexuous when dry, concave when wet; lateral leaves mostly ovate-oblong, asymmetrical, margins not bordered, costae long, double, reaching beyond midleaf; dorsal and ventral leaves smaller than lateral leaves, more acuminate; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, becoming shorter at apex and rectangular at base, thin-walled, smooth. Polygamous. Setae lateral; capsules horizontal; opercula conic-rostrate; peristome double, exostome and endostome typically hookerioid; basal membrane high; cilia absent. Calyptrae mitriform. Spores spherical, papillose.
 
 

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Only one species is found in China.

1. Hookeriopsis utacamundiana (Mont.) Broth.

 
 
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