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Published In: London Journal of Botany 3: 536. 1844. (London J. Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustration: C. Gao (ed.) 1994 (Pl. 24, figs. 1–19); T. Cao & C. Gao 1995 (Fig. 2, A–P).

Map: Andreaea mutabilis Hook. f. & Wilson (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/6/2009)
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Habitat: on open, dry rocks in high mountains, 2190–3200 m.

Distribution: China (Taiwan), Kalimantan, Sulawesi, New Guinea, Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Europe, and North and South America.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/6/2009)
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Chinese specimen examined: Taiwan: Ping-tung Co., C.-C. Chuang 1510 (UBC). Also see the type information of A. hohuanensis cited above.


Notes     (Last Modified On 3/6/2009)
general taxon notes:

Andreaea mutabilis is easily recognized by the differentiation of its isodiametric basal marginal cells in contrast with the elongate, pitted, centrally located basal cells. The narrowly acuminate leaves with a long lanceolate upper part are different from those of A. rupestris. Another diagnostic feature of A. mutabilis is that its capsules split longitudinally from the base to the apex.


 

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2. Andreaea mutabilis Hook.f. & Wils.,  多态黑藓   duo-tai hei xian
London J. Bot. 3: 536. 1844. Type. New Zealand, Auckland Island, J. D. Hooker 50 (lectotype BM); Campbell Island, J. D. Hooker Ib. (syntype BM).
Andreaea hohuanensis Chuang, J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 37: 427. 1973. Type. China: Taiwan, C.-C. Chuang 5914 (holotype UBC). Synonymized by Murray (1988).
 

 Plants small, slender, ca. 1 cm high, purple-red to black, in dense tufts. Stems rigid, erect, moderately branched. Leaves 0.60–0.75 mm × 0.1–0.2 mm, erect to erect-spreading when dry, often distant, sometimes falcate-secund, lanceolate, with long acuminate to acute apex; the lower leaves small, with broader base and shortly acute apex; margins entire, more or less incurved; upper and median laminal cells irregularly round to oval, 4–8 µm × 3–6 µm, thick-walled, papillose; basal cells near margins isodiametric to oblate, 4–8 µm × 8–10 µm; central basal cells elongate, 20–30 µm × 4–5 µm, irregularly thick-walled, pitted. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves oblong-lingulate, acuminate, about 1 mm long. Pseudopodium ca. 1 mm long. Capsules oblong-ovate, dark brown, 0.5–0.6 mm long, split from near base to apex into 4 valves when mature. Spores 14–18(–20) µm in diameter, finely papillose.

 
 
 
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