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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 133: 570. 1924. (Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1,) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Anacolia sinensis Broth. (Figs. 13–19.)
Map: Anacolia sinensis Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil or rocks near streams; alt. 2000–3000 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, and India.


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Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., P.-C. Wu 1191 (PE), Y.-X. Lin 1141 (PE). Sichuan: Ya-long-jiang, Handel-Mazzetti 2189 (H). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 6392 (H); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 11227 (PE); Li-jiang Co., Handel-Mazzetti 3469 (H); Mt. Yulong, W.-X. Xu 1027 (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., Handel-Mazzetti 4285 (H).


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2. Anacolia sinensis Broth.   中华刺毛藓   zhong hua ci mao xian
Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 570. 1924. Flowersia sinensis (Broth.) Griffin & Buck, Bryologist 92: 372. 1989. Type: China. Setschwan (Sichuan), Yan-yuan (Yenyüen) Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2882 (syntype MO).
Plants rather large, yellowish green or dark green, compact or in dense tufts. Stems erect, 3–5 cm high, with dense rhizoids at base. Leaves densely arranged, stiff, erect-spreading, median and upper leaves larger, basal leaves smaller, narrowly ovate-lanceolate, not decurrent at base, slenderly acuminate at apex, usually longitudinally plicate; margins serrate; costae excurrent, straight or curved; leaf cells rectangular, unistratose, rather thick-walled, usually centrally papillose; basal cells shortly rectangular, thin-walled, hyaline, smooth. Dioicous. Setae short, less than 10 mm long, reddish brown; capsules nearly spherical; peristome lacking. Spores not seen.


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