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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 60. 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: Philonotis thwaitesii Mitt. (Figs. 7–12.)
Map: Philonotis thwaitesii Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on wet rocks or near riverbanks; alt. 500–2200 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:

Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Jin-zhai Co., Z.-M. Zeng T0005 (MO). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 1522 (PE). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, M. Zang 39 (HKAS), Z.-G. Tong 368 (HKAS). Guangdong: Guangzhou City, C. Gao 8299 (IFSBH); Le-chang Co., W.-W. Wang 4 (HKAS). Guangxi: Hua-jiao, P.-C. Wu 58 (PE); Long-sheng Co., P.-C. Wu 1196 (PE); Rong-shui Co., M.-Z. Wang 46228 (MO). Guizhou: Lei-Shan Co., Crosby 15643 (MO). Hainan: Chang-jiang Co., P.-Z. Zheng 57 (PE); Mt. Diaoluo, C. Gao 2684 (IFSBH). Henan: Xi-chuan Co., Z.-Z. He 6123 (HKAS). Hubei: Ba-dong Co., L.-Q. Bi 32 (HKAS); Mt. Shennongjia, 1980 Sino-Amer. Exped. 270a (MO). Hunan: Changsha City, C. Gao 128 (IFSBH); Zhangjiajie City, T. Cao 42570 (IFSBH). Jiangsu: Nanjing City, M. Zang 4 (HKAS). Jiangxi: Jin-xi, S.-L. Wang 144 (HKAS); Mt. Lu, P.-C. Chen 175 (HKAS). Liaoning: Feng-cheng Co., X.-Y. Jia 703 (IFSBH). Shaanxi: Mt. Qinling, Q. Huang 1721 (HKAS). Shanxi: Mt. Zhongtiao, Y.-J. Lin 81 (HKAS). Sichuan: De-rong Co., X.-J. Li 2862 (HKAS); Mt. Min, M. Zang 7110 (HKAS). Taiwan: Ilan Co., C.-C. Chuang 6041 (MO), Inoue 90 (MO); Nan-tou Co., S. He 36108 (MO); Tai-chung Co., Ochi 1966 (NICH); Tai-bei Co., Faurie 185 (KYO); Tai-tung Co., C.-C. Chuang 5049 (MO); Tao-yuan Co., M.-J. Lai 5862 (MO). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Xizang Team 160 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Y. Jiang 17702 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9969 (PE); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 4735 (HKAS); Lu-chun Co., M. Zang 4058 (HKAS); Meng-hai Co., M.-Z. Wang 4374 (MO, PE); Xishuangbanna, Redfearn et al. 33986 (MO). Zhejiang: Long-quan Co., P.-C. Wu 6 (PE).


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15. Philonotis thwaitesii Mitt.   细叶泽藓   xi ye ze xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 60. 1859. Bartramia thwaitesii (Mitt.) C. Müll., Gen. Musc. Frond. 338. 1900. Type: Sri Lanka.
Microphilonotis iwasakii (Sak.) Sak., J. Jap. Bot. 26: 199. 1951. Philonotis iwasakii Sak., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 55: 14. 1941.
Philonotis appressifolia Dix., Hong Kong Naturalist, Suppl. 2: 18. 1933. China. Hong Kong, Amoy Island, Herklots 251a.
Philonotis revoluta Bosch & Sande Lac., Bryol. Jav. 1: 158. 1861.
Philonotis savatieri Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1: 646. 1904, hom. illeg.
Philonotis socia Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 151. 1864.
Plants small, green, yellowish green, glossy, in loose tufts. Stems erect, less than 2 cm high, often branched at top, with dense rhizoids at base. Leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, triangular-lanceolate to lanceolate, ca. 0.8–1.5 mm × 0.30–0.35 mm, keeled, somewhat squarrose, slenderly acuminate at apex, broadest above the truncate leaf insertion; margins recurved, serrulate; costae excurrent, ending in long awns; upper leaf cells elongate-rectangular to sublinear; median cells rectangular to shortly rectangular, with papillae at upper cell ends ventrally, more or less smooth or papillose at the lower ends dorsally. Dioicous. Setae 10–20 mm long, reddish; capsules spherical, inclined to horizontal, reddish brown, with mouth in the center. Spores yellowish brown, 16–21 µm in diameter, papillose.


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