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Published In: Revue Bryologique, nouvelle série 4: 163. 1932. (Rev. Bryol., n.s.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Bryhnia trichomitria Dixon & Thér. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Bryhnia trichomitria Dixon & Thér. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)

Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 1200 m.

Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 1926 (HSNU). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 3207, 33069 (both in IFSBH). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, G.-C. Zhang 34121 (IFSBH); Xing-shan Co., J.-X. Luo 961130 (MO). Shannxi: Chang-an Co., L.-M. Li 1819 (WUK); Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4418 (WUK); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang 4084 (WUK). Yunnan: Lu-chun Co., X.-J. Li 8785 (HKAS).


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5. Bryhnia trichomitria Dixon & Thér.   毛尖燕尾藓   mao jian yan wei xian
Rev. Bryol., n.s., 4: 163. 1931[1932]. Type: Japan. Kyushu, Pref. Kumamoto, Mayeb s.n.
Plants large, green or brownish green, not glossy, in dense mats. Stems ascending, irregularly subpinnately branched; branches slightly circinate, attenuate at tips. Stem leaves broadly ovate, 1.73–2.07 mm × 1.05–1.31 mm, weakly plicate, shortly acuminate, twisted at apex, constricted, decurrent at base; margins serrulate below, serrate near apex; costae ca. 2/3 the leaf length, stout below, slender above; median leaf cells rhomboidal, 30–45 µm × 5–8 µm, prorate; basal cells narrower; alar cells hexagonal or shortly rectangular, thin-walled, in a distinct group; branch leaves smaller, ovate-lanceolate, 1.0–1.1 mm × 0.5–0.6 mm, strongly constricted at base, slenderly acuminate, twisted at apex. Setae 10–15 mm long, reddish brown, roughened; capsules inclined, elongate-ovoid, curved; opercula conic. Calyptrae somewhat hairy. Spores not seen.


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