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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 2: 152. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Pogonatum proliferum (Griff.) Mitt. (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Pogonatum proliferum (Griff.) Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: usually on forest ground or along forest margins; alt. 1400–2200 m.
Distribution: China, Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, India, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., S.-Q. Zhong 407075 (PE); San-men Distr., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Lin 552a (PE), S.-G. Li 12 (PE). Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Crosby 15793 (MO); San-kiang Co., S.-Y. Cheo 2796 (B); Sui-yang Co., Kuankuoshui, Crosby 16022 (MO, PE); Ying-jiang Co., Z.-B. Juan 15 (PE). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, P.-C. Chen s.n. (PE). Taiwan: Gao-xiong Co., C.-C. Chuang 984, 1123 (both in UBC); Ilan Co., Mt. Taiping, C.-C. Chuang s.n. (UBC); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 17995 (CAS, MO); Tao-yuan Co., M.-J. Lai 9423 (H). Yunnan: Dulongjiang River, M.-Z. Wang 9737, 10615a, 10827a (all in PE); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9512a, 9598a, 9611b (all in PE); Ping-bian Co., H.-T. Tsai 60549 (PE), M.-Z. Wang 51220 (PE); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 1007a (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Pogonatum proliferum is characterized by its soft leaves with lamellae only on the ventral surface of costa. Its broad leaf apices, grossly toothed margins, and very lower lamellae (only 1–3 cells high) are also characteristic of this species.

 

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15.  Pogonatum proliferum(Griff.) Mitt.   南亚小金发藓   nan ya xiao jin fa xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 2: 152. 1859. Polytrichum proliferum Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 2: 475. 1842. Type: India. Khasia, Griffith s.n.
Pogonatum narburgii Broth., Nat. Pfl. I(3): 690. 1905, nom. nud.
Pogonatum takao-montanum Horik., J. Jap. Bot. 11: 505. f. 7. 1935. Type: China. Taiwan, Ping-tung Co., Horikawa s.n.
Polytrichum gymnophyllum (Mitt.) Kindb., Enum. Bryin. Exot. 72. 1888. Pogonatum gymnophyllum Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 2: 152. 1859.
Plants robust, brownish green, often in large patches. Stems single, rarely branched above, up to 10 cm high, 0.8–1.2 cm wide with leaves. Basal leaves small, scale-like; upper leaves constricted from a sheathing base to a lanceolate limb, twisted or slightly crisped when dry, erect patent when moist, 0.6–1.2 cm × 1.2–1.8 mm, apices acute; leaf margins with multi-celled sharp teeth; costa brown, dentate at the back near apex; lamellae sparse, only on the ventral surface of costa, 1–2 cells high, rounded oval, thin-walled, smooth, in cross section apical cells of lamellae slightly elongate; upper leaf cells irregular or rounded hexagonal, thick-walled; basal leaf cells quadrate to rectangular. Dioicous. Setae dark brown, 2–4 cm long, single; capsules inclined, oblong ovoid to cylindrical, ca. 3–5 mm long, brown, smooth; opercula beaked; peristome teeth 32, with dark brown stripes. Calyptrae covering with dense yellowish hairs. Spores 9–14 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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