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Published In: Studien über die ostasiatischen Arten der Pottiaceae 1: 5. 1940. (Stud. Ostasiat. Art. Pottiaceae) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Bryoerythrophyllum hostile (Herzog) P.C. Chen (Figs. 7–8.)
Map: Bryoerythrophyllum hostile (Herzog) P.C. Chen (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or tree trunks.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Long-zi Co., M. Zang 1272 (HKAS). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, X.-J. Li 80-2063 (HKAS), S.-M. Yu 2062 (HKAS).


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4. Bryoerythrophyllum hostile (Herz.) P.-C. Chen    异叶红叶藓   yi-ye hong-ye xian
Hedwigia 80: 264. 1941. Didymodon hostilis (Herz.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 528. 1925. Erythrophyllum hostile Herz., Hedwigia 65: 151. 1925. Type. China: Yunnan, Da-yao Co., S. Ten 74 (holotype H).
Plants very small, 5–7 mm high, yellowish brown to reddish brown, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple; central strand present. Leaves narrowly elliptic to ligulate, obtusely pointed to apiculate at the apex; lower margins entire, recurved, upper margins irregularly dentate, borders distinctly differentiated, consisting of 3–5 rows of hyaline or reddish cells, with fewer papillae; costa strong, attenuate, percurrent; upper leaf cells greenish, rounded hexagonal, each cell with numerous small, rounded or C-shaped papillae; basal cells larger, rectangular, smooth, hyaline, or reddish, distinctly differentiated from the upper cells. Sporophytes not seen.


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