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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1435. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Taxiphyllum giraldii (Müll. Hal.) M. Fleisch. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Taxiphyllum giraldii (Müll. Hal.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on thin soil over rocks or soil, sometimes on tree bases or trunks; alt. 30–2900 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Beijing: Z.-G. Tong 2 (PE); Yan-qing Co., J.-X. Luo 21 (PE). Gansu: Cheng-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 465, 481 (both in XBGH); Hui-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang 123 (XBGH); Tian-shui Co., M.-X. Zhang 1998, 2036, 2108 (all in XBGH); Wen-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 684, 914, 987 (all in XBGH). Henan: Lu-shi Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1402 (XBGH); Mt. Jigong, J.-X. Luo 26a (PE); Xi-chuan Co., Z.-Z. He 6240 (PE); Xi-xia Co., J.-X. Luo 316 (PE). Jilin: An-tu Co., C. Gao 1325 (IFSBH, MO); Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 22239 (IFSBH, MO). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao & G. Liu 75 (MO); Heng-ren Co., T. Cao & J.-Y. Feng 264 (IFSBH, MO). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang & L.-M. Li 23 (XBGH); Lin-tong Co., M.-X. Zhang 4412, 4424 (both in XBGH); Liu-ba Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 887 (XBGH); Mt. Hua, C. Gao et al. 16822 (IFSBH); Mt. Nanwutai, M.-X. Zhang & L.-M. Li 145a (XBGH); Mt. Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 5191 (XBGH); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang & Y.-G. Wang 3396 (XBGH); Xi-an City, M.-X. Zhang & D.-M. Qiu 1892, 1906, 1952 (all in XBGH); Zhou-zhi Co., L.-M. Li 1131 (XBGH). Shandong: Mt. Lao, C. Gao et al. 34571 (IFSBH); Mt. Tai, C. Gao 34123 (IFSBH); Qu-fu City, C. Gao 34222 (IFSBH). Xizang: De-er-gong Co., S.-G. Wu 5171 (HKAS); Nie-lamu Co., S.-K. Chen 75, 187 (both in HKAS). Yunnan: Bao-shan Co., X.-J. Li 77-17 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 8897 (HKAS); He-kou Co., M. Zang 4230 (HKAS); Jing-hong Co., X.-J. Li 80-2066 (HKAS); Lü-chun Co., M. Zang 811 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910083 (MO); Meng-la Co., L. Zhang 606 (HKAS); Xishuangbanna, X.-J. Li 80-2396 (HKAS); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 4622 (HKAS); Zhong-dian Co., H.-F. Xie 2066 (MO).
 

 


Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is close to Taxiphyllum taxirameum, but differs in having stem and branch leaves that are erect-spreading and shortly acuminate.

 

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5. Taxiphyllum giraldii(C. Müll.) Fleisch.   陕西鳞叶藓  shaanxi lin ye xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1435. 1923. Isopterygium giraldii (C. Müll.) Par., Ind. Bryol. Suppl. 219. 1900. Plagiothecium giraldii C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 114. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, Si-ku-tziu-san, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
 
Plants medium-sized, dark green, glossy, in flattened mats. Stems prostrate, 3–6 cm long, irregularly branched, branches unequal in length, blunt at apex. Stem leaves and branch leaves dense, erect-spreading, complanate, asymmetric, broadly ovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate, slightly concave; margins serrate above the midleaf; costae double, unequal in length, up to 1/3 the leaf length or sometimes indistinct; leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, prorate, thin-walled; basal cells shorter, elliptic; alar cells few, quadrate. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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