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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 31. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Anoectangium clarum Mitt. (Figs. 1–3.)
Map: Anoectangium clarum Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)


Habitat: on basic rocks, stone walls or in crevices, common in alpine regions.
Distribution: China, Nepal, India, and Myanmar.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Henan: Lin Co., D.-X. Ye 2a (PE). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4342, 4632 (HKAS), M. Wang 227, 305 (HKAS). Sichuan: Du-kou City, K.-K. Chen 27 (HKAS): Kang-ding Co., X.-S. Duan 1164 (PE). Taiwan: A-li Shan (Mt.), Iwatsuki & Sharp 622 (NICH); An-ma Shan (Mt.), Iwatsuki & Sharp 1342 (NICH). Xizang: Lang-zi Co., San An Qu Lin, M. Zang 1481a (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 4997 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 1138 (H); Kun-ming City, L.-S. Wang 81 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is easily differentiated from other species of the genus by having stems often more than 20 mm long, leaves flat when moist, and a more or less rounded differentiated area at the laminal base.


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2. Anoectangium clarum Mitt.   阔叶丛本藓 kuo-ye cong-ben xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 31. 1859. Type. Sikkim: J. D. Hooker 203 (lectotype NY), J. D. Hooker 202 (syntype NY).
Anoectangium latifolium Broth. in Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 4: 31. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Da-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 6393, 8462 (syntypes H).
Plants small to medium-sized, 10–22 mm high, yellowish green to light brownish, in dense tufts. Stems simple or monopodial; in cross section outer cortical cells small, thick-walled; central strand absent. Leaves appressed to involuted or contorted distally when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate to linear-lanceolate, 1.0–1.8 mm × 0.2–0.4 mm, acuminate at the apex; margins plane, entire; costa excurrent in a short point; upper and median laminal cells irregularly rounded, 6–12 µm × 8–14 µm, rather thick-walled, with rounded pluripapillae; basal laminal cells irregularly narrow-rectangular, thin-walled, smooth, 10–26 µm × 4–8 µm, narrower and shorter toward margins, more or less with rounded differentiated area at the leaf base; abaxial superficial cells of costa above the mid-leaf linear-rectangular. Inner perichaetial leaves smaller than stem leaves. Setae 12–14 mm long, reddish brown, not twisted; capsules short-cylindrical, ca. 0.6 mm × 0.4 mm. Spores 17–20 µm in diameter.
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