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Published In: Revue Bryologique 23: 105. 1896. (Rev. Bryol.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Daltonia aristifolia Renauld & Cardot (Figs. 6–10.)
Map: Daltonia aristifolia Renauld & Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on small tree trunks and branches.
Distribution: China, and widely scattered in tropical Asia, reaching north to the Himalayan region.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Taiwan: Taihoku, Mt. Taihei, Noguchi 6316 (NICH); Chia-yi Co., Iwatsuki & Sharp 376 p.p. (mixed with D. angustifolia, NICH).


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2. Daltonia aristifolia Ren. & Card. 芒叶小黄藓 mang-ye xiao-huang xian
Rev. Bryol. 23: 105. 1896. Type. Indonesia: Java, Massart 1395.
The present species differs from D. angustfolia in having long aristate leaf apices and relatively smaller upper and apical leaf cells (10–17 µm × 5–6 µm). The upper leaf width (ca. 0.5 mm) of D. aristifolia is also broader than that of D. angustifolia, which measures less than 0.25 mm. Without sporophytes, D. aristifolia can be confused with Distichophyllum cuspidatum, which has similar abruptly cuspidate to aristate leaf apices.
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