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Published In: Catalogue of the African Plants collected by Dr. F. Welwitsch in 1853-61 2(2): 299. 1901. (Cat. Afr. Pl.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Trachyphyllum inflexum (Harv.) A. Gepp (Figs. 12–19.)
Map: Trachyphyllum inflexum (Harv.) A. Gepp (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks and tree trunks; alt. 700–4000 m.
Distribution: China, India (Sikkim), Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Caledonia, Australia, and Madagascar.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huangshan, L.-D. Chen 6620 (IBSC); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 233, 526, 539 (all in HSNU). Chongqing: Q.-W. Wang 6369 (PE). Xizang: Aong-ren Co., J.-W. Zhang 750(2) (IFSBH). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., M. Zang 1840 (HKAS); Kunming City, X.-J. Li 81-700, M. Zang 38026 (both in HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. Jiulong, Z.-L. Liu 1766, 1932 (both in HSNU).

 

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1. Trachyphyllum inflexum (Harv.) A. Gepp in Hiern   叉肋藓   cha le xian
Cat. Afr. Pl. 2(2): 299. 1901. Hypnum inflexum Harv. in Hook., Icon. Pl., 1: 24. f. 6. 1836. Type: Nepal.
 
Plants slender, yellowish green to dark green, often in thin, large mats. Stems prostrate, elongate, irregularly branched; branches short, erect or ascending, julaceous, often curved when dry. Leaves dense, appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, 0.4–0.7 mm × 0.2–0.5 mm, concave, cordate to ovate, abruptly narrowed to a slender apex; margins plane, entire or only minutely serrulate near the apex; costae double, forked; median leaf cells elliptical to oblong-rhombic, ca. 30 µm × 5 µm, often prorate; basal juxtacostal cells shortly rectangular, becoming quadrate at basal angles in a small group, sometimes with a few inflated cells decurrent forming a small auricle. Setae slender, ca. 15 mm long, yellowish brown, smooth, straight or slightly curved above; capsules oblong-ovoid, horizontal to inclined; opercula long conic-rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth cross-striolate at base, papillose above; endostome segments narrowly lanceolate; basal membrane high; cilia 2. Spores not seen.
 
 
 
 
 
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