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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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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Anoectangium crassinervium Mitt. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Anoectangium crassinervium Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat: on rocks in alpine regions.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Xizang: see the type information cited above.

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species can be distinguished by its oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate leaves with obtuse apices, costa often ending below the apex, and median laminal cells with roundish papillae.


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3. Anoectangium crassinervium Mitt.   粗肋丛本藓   cu-le cong-ben xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 31. 1859. Type. China: Xizang (Tibet), T. Thomson 127 (holotype NY).
Plants small, 6–10 mm high, yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems simple or monopodial; in cross section outer cortical cells small, thick-walled, central strand absent. Leaves involuted when dry, oblong-ovate or oblong-lanceolate, 0.4–1.0 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm, obtuse or more or less acute at the apex; basal portion hardly widened and not constricted; margins flat, entire; upper and median laminal cells irregularly quadrate or more or less hexagonal, 4–12 µm × 4–8 µm, thin-walled, with round unipapillae; basal cells irregularly rectangular, 12–28 µm × 8–12 µm; abaxial superficial cells of costa above the mid-leaf linear-rectangular. Sporophytes not seen.


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