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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 57. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Tayloria indica Mitt. (Figs. 1–5.)
Map: Tayloria indica Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on nitrogen rich soil or animal droppings; alt. 1200–3500 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Mu-li Co., C. Gao 21061 (IFSBH); Tian-quan Co., Q.-Z. Zheng 158 (IFSBH). Xizang: Ding-wa Co., M. Zang 725 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., W.-X. Xu 54 (HKAS); Cang-yuan Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-1586b (HKAS); Gen-ma Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-396 (HKAS); Lv-chun Co., M. Zang 684 (HKAS).


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4. Tayloria indica Mitt.   南亚小壶藓   nan-ya xiao hu xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 57. 1859. Dissodon indicus (Mitt.) C. Müll., Flora 57: 287. 1874. Syntypes. Sikkim: Hooker 386, 387, 389; Nepal: Gardner, Wallich & Hooker 388.
Tayloria kwangsiensis Reim., Hedwigia 71: 45. 1931. Type. China: Guangxi (Kwangsi), Mt. Yaeshan, S.-S. Sin 3945.
Plants small to medium-sized, up to 2.5 cm high, yellowish green or brownish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, usually branched at base, radicuolse below the middle. Leaves erect-patent, imbricately arranged, contorted when dry, lower leaves smaller, upper leaves larger, ca. 2.5–5.0 mm × 1.0–1.5 mm, oblong-lingulate, obtusely apiculate at apex; margins plane, strongly serrate, with 1–2-celled teeth; costa percurrent to shortly excurrent in a short awn; upper leaf cells pentagonal to hexagonal; median cells oblong-hexagonal, 45–90 µm × 20–30 µm, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular. Autoicous. Perichaetia terminal, perichaetial leaves not differentiated from stem leaves; perigonia budlike, located on lateral branches. Setae 0.5–1.5 cm long; capsules erect, oblong-ovoid, ca. 1.5–2.5 mm long; opercula bluntly conic; annuli none; peristome teeth typical as in the genus. Calyptrae hairy. Spores 15–25 µm in diameter.
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