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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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Illustrations: Tayloria subglabra (Griff.) Mitt. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Tayloria subglabra (Griff.) Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on animal droppings, nitrogen rich soil, or tree trunks; alt. 2000–2500 m.
Distribution: China, Bhutan, India, and Nepal.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Bo-mi Co., S.-G. Wu 5184b (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 1842 (HKAS), S.-G. Wu 740 (HKAS); Mt. Qomolangma, X.-G. Wang 76 (MO). Yunnan: Du-long-jiang (River), M. Zang 3811 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-J. Li 80-768 (HKAS); Lv-chun Co., M. Zang 442 (HKAS).

 

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9. Tayloria subglabra (Griff.) Mitt.   平滑小壶藓   ping-hua xiao hu xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 57. 1859. Dissodon subglaber (Griff.) C. Müll., Linnaea 36: 12. 1869. Orothodon subglaber Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 2: 483. 1842. Type. India: Khasia, Griffith 28.
 
Plants small to medium-sized, 1.0–1.5 cm high, dark green, gregarious or mixed with other mosses. Stems erect, often simple, rarely branched at base, densely radiculose below, rhizoids brownish. Leaves erect-patent, narrowly lingulate, 2–4 mm × 0.7–1.1 mm, slenderly acuminate at apex, lower leaves usually smaller; margins plane, strongly dentate above the midleaf, formed by 1–3-celled teeth; costa subpercurrent or shortly excurrent, dorsal stereid band present in cross section; upper leaf cells pentagonal to hexagonal; median cells elongate, 50–110 µm × 20–50 µm, thin-walled, hyaline; lower cells rectangular. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves not differentiated from stem leaves. Perigonia budlike, located on lateral short branches. Setae erect, yellowish, 0.8–1.5 cm long; capsules shortly cylindrical, 1.5–2.0 mm long, apophyses somewhat developed, much shorter than the urns; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; annuli none; peristome teeth typical as in the genus. Calyptrae roughened or papillose. Spores spherical, 15–25 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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