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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1513. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 25, figs. 18–36).
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Map: Pelekium bifarium (Bosch & Sande Lac.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Habitat: usually on rocks in tropical and subtropical forests; alt. 580–1300 m.
Distribution: China, Indonesia (Java, Sumatra), Borneo, and the Philippines.

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Chinese specimen examined: Taiwan: Botel Tobago Isl, Schwaege 104 (PE).


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1. Pelekium bifarium (Bosch & Sande Lac.) Fleisch. 二列鹤嘴藓 er-lie he-zui xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1513. 1923. Thuidium bifarium Bosch & Sande Lac., Bryol. Jav. 2: 123. 1865. Type. Indonesia: Sumatra (isotype BM).
Plants slender, green to yellowish green, brownish at base, in small lax patches. Stems procumbent, up to 5 cm long, regularly bipinnately branched; central strand present; paraphyllia densely covered on stems, usually not on branches. Stem leaves triangularly ovate, concave, acuminate to a piliform apex, appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ca. 0.25 mm × 9 mm; margins entire; costa percurrent, hyaline above, smooth; median leaf cells rhomboidal to oblong, ca. 15 µm × 6 µm, thick-walled, unipapillose; branch leaves arranged in 2 rows, triangular to oblong-ovate at base, acuminate toward apex, ca. 1 mm long; margins serrate; costa slender, reaching 2/5 the leaf length, hyaline, multipapillose. Sporophytes unknown.


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