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Published In: Honk Kong Naturalist, Supplement 2: 3. 1933. (Hong Kong Naturalist, Suppl.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/9/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Dicranella austrosinensis Herzog & Dixon (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Dicranella austrosinensis Herzog & Dixon (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on wet soil.
Distributed: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Guangdong: Guangzhou City, W.-L. Zhang 50 (IBSC). Yunnan: He-kou Co., H.-G. Guo 340 (IFSBH, YUKU).


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2. Dicranella austro-sinensis Herz. & Dix. in Dix.   华南小曲尾藓  hua-nan xiao qu-wei xian
Hong Kong Naturalist, Suppl. 2: 3. 1933. Type. China: Guangdong, Tongtowka, Husek 4 (holotype BM).
Plants small, 5–10 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, often simple, rarely sparsely branched. Leaves appressed, smaller below, larger and crowded above, contorted when dry, erect-spreading when moist, upper leaves rather abruptly narrowed from an oblong-ovate, somewhat sheathing base to a long, subulate, sometimes keeled, acumen; margins plane, entire or only serrulate near the apex; costa stout, subpercurrent to percurrent, smooth at back; upper cells linear, thick-walled; lower cells short-rectangular. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves convolute-sheathing, abruptly long-subulate. Setae straight, up to 8 mm long, yellowish; capsules cylindric, pale yellowish, exothecial cells hexagonal; opercula stoutly short-rostrate; annuli in 1–2 rows of cells, deciduous; peristome teeth reddish brown, divided to the middle, papillosely vertically striate. Spores not seen.
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