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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1274. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Bartram 1939, fig. 422.

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Map: Acroporium diminutum (Brid.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Habitat: on cliffs or bamboo; alt. 1500–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Moluccas Islands.

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Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Ru-yuan Co., B.-J. Lin 1260 (FH, IBSC). Hainan: Le-dong Co., P.-C. Wu 24442 (PE); Lin-shui Co., Reese 17863 (MO). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 3816 (HKAS, YUKU). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 1144 (HKAS).


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2.  Acroporium diminutum (Brid.) Fleisch.   针叶顶胞藓   zhen ye ding bao xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1274. 1923. Dicranum diminutum Brid., Bryol. Univ. 1: 814. 1827. Type: Indonesia.
Acroporium subulatum (Hampe) Dix., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 45: 508. 1922. Pungentella subulata (Hampe) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1274. 1923. Hypnum subulatum Hampe, Icon. Musc. 9. 1844.
Acroporium scabrellum (Sande Lac.) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1273. 1923. Hypnum scabrellum Sande Lac. in Dozy & Molk., Bryol. Jav. 2: 214. 1869.
Plants very small, in dense or lax mats. Stems densely branched. Leaves often acicular and incurved when dry, oblong-lanceolate to lanceolate when moist; branch leaves erect-spreading, horizontally patent, occasionally incurved; margins plane, weakly serrulate; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 20–45 mm long, smooth, thick-walled, occasionally low-papillose. Setae smooth or coarse above.
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