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Published In: Oefversigt af Förhandlingar, Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten 62A(9): 4. 1921. (Oefvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Blindia japonica Broth. (Figs. 7–12.)
Map: Blindia japonica Broth. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil over rocks or in crevices of cliffs.
Distribution: China and Japan.

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Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Changbai Co., C. Gao 7165 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Fengcheng Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 8478 (IFSBH); Fenghuang Shan (Mt.), C. Gao 6914 (IFSBH).

 

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3. Blindia japonica Broth.   东亚小穗藓 dong-ya xiao-sui xian
Öfvers. Finska Vetnsk.-Soc. Förh. 62A (9): 4. 1921. Blindia acuta (Broth.) var. japonica (Broth.) Gao, Fl. Musc. Chinae Bor.-Orient. 53. 1977. Type. Japan: K. Tsunoda s.n.

 Plants small, 0.5–1.0 cm high, brownish green, not glossy, in loose tufts. Stems simple, sometimes branched, essentially no rhizoids at base; epidermal cells thick-walled, brown. Leaves gradually lanceolate, sheathing at base, abruptly narrowed to a long-subulate apex; lower leaves smaller, gradually larger upward, 2.0–2.5 mm long; margins plane, minutely serrulate at the tips; costa single, slender, long-excurrent, almost filling the entire width of the subula, smooth at back; upper leaf cells short-rectangular, basal cells quadrate or subquadrate; alar cells inflated, thin-walled, brown. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves similar to the upper leaves of stems. Setae ca. 2 mm long, erect or flexuous when dry, cygneous or arcuate when wet; capsules obovoid; peristome (endostomal segments) 16, lanceolate, brown, smooth. Spores 10–15 µm in diameter.

 
 
 
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