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Published In: Bulletin de géographie botanique; organe mensuel de l’Académie Internationale de Botanique 21: 270. 1911. (Bull. Géogr. Bot.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Brachymenium sinense Cardot & Thér. (Figs. 7–8.)
Map: Brachymenium sinense Cardot & Thér. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on soil or thin soil over rocks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: China and Southeast Asia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: De-qin Co., D.-C. Zhang 251 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is similar to Brachymenium acuminatum, but differs in having slender, slightly excurrent leaf costae, thin-walled leaf cells, and shorter leaves.


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13. Brachymenium sinense Card. & Thér.   中华短月藓   zhong hua duan yue xian
Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 21: 270. 1911. Type: China. Guizhou (Kouy Tscheou), Esquirol 3.
Plants small, to 5 mm high, grayish green to yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, julaceous. Leaves loose, not imbricate on stems when dry, broadly ovate to nearly cordiform; margins not bordered or slightly differentiated by somewhat narrower cells; costae slender, excurrent into long awns; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, thin-walled; basal cells rectangular. Dioicous. Sporophytes not seen.
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