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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 20. 1 f. 1. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/9/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Dicranodontium filifolium Broth. (Figs. 8–16.)
Map: Dicranodontium filifolium Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on bases of trees.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Guangdong: Ying-de Co., IBSC Geo. Dept. 6172 (IBSC, IFSBH). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 33174 (IFSBH). Hunan: see the type information cited above. Sichuan: Tian-quan Co., C. Gao et al. 18448 (IFSBH). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2911 (IFSBH, KUN). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9683(b), 10678 (IFSBH, PE).


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5. Dicranodontium filifolium Broth. in Handel-Mazzetti   毛叶青毛藓  mao-ye qing-mao xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 20. 1929. Type. China: Hunan, Yuen-schan, alt. 1250 m, Handel-Mazzetti 12114 (holotype H).
Plants rather small, slender, only up to 1 cm high, yellowish green, not shiny, in dense tufts. Stems erect or ascending, often simple, rarely branched, radiculose at base; central strand present. Leaves erect or slightly crispate when dry, falcate-secund, somewhat homomallous, linear-lanceolate, up to 6 mm long, rather abruptly narrowed from an oblong-ovate base to a very long, setaceous or subtubulose subula; margins plane, entire below, only serrulate near the apex; costa occupying ca. ¼ the leaf base width, excurrent in a long awn; upper cells rectangular, thick-walled; lower cells quadrate to short-rectangular, broader close to the costa, narrower at the margins; alar cells few, subquadrate, forming indistinct auricles, hyaline or brownish. Sporophytes not seen.


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