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Published In: Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, n.s. 3: 117. 1896. (Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Anomodon giraldii Müll. Hal. (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Anomodon giraldii Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rock surfaces or tree trunks at lower elevations, rarely on soil; alt. 800–1080 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, and Russia (Siberia).
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Huang Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 6629 (PE), Qingliangta to Erdaoting, P.-C. Chen 7257, 7363 (PE), Yungusi to Meimaofong, P.-C. Chen 7549 (MO, PE). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., Mt. Jinfu, M.-Z. Wang 86-800 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 346a (MO, PE); Xing-shan Co., J.-X. Luo 961213 (MO, PE). Hunan: Xin-hua (Hsinhwa) Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2793 (H, MO). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, Redfearn 34764b (MO). Zhejiang: De-qing Co., P.-C. Wu 1241 (MO, PE).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species differs from other species of Anomodon by having irregularly pinnately branched plants, oblong-ovate leaf bases, and lanceolate leaf apices.

 

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3. Anomodon giraldii Müll. Hal. 尖叶牛舌藓 jian-ye niu-she xian
Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 3: 117. 1896. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Giraldi s.n.
 
Plants usually tufted in large lax cushions, dark yellowish green to green, yellowish brown when old. Primary stems creeping, flagelliform, up to 7 cm long; secondary stems erect or ascending, ca. 3 cm long, irregularly pinnately branched, caudate; central strand absent. Stem leaves concave, imbricate when dry, widely ovate, shortly acuminate, ca. 1.8–2.5 mm long, opaque; leaf margins entire or with a few teeth near apex; costa nearly excurrent, smooth or papillose at the back; median leaf cells rhomboidal to oval, ca. 5–15 µm, thick-walled, with several gross papillae; basal leaf cells rather long and smooth near costa; branch leaves ca. 1/2 the stem leaf length. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves ovate at base, gradually narrow to a lanceolate acumen; costa reaching 2/3 the leaf length. Setae yellowish brown or reddish brown, ca. 2 mm long; capsule cylindrical; opercula conical, obliquely beaked; peristome double; exostome teeth yellowish brown, hyaline above, finely papillose; endostome segments rudimentary; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the length of exostome teeth; cilia absent. Calyptrae smooth.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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