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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1094. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: Vesicularia montagnei (Schimp.) Broth. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Vesicularia montagnei (Schimp.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks or rocks in wet places; alt. 1800 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, and Sudan.

 


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860497 (MO, PE). Hunan: Yi-zhang Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 1042 (IFSBH). Taiwan: Ho-shu, M.-T. Kao 354 (MO); Hua-lien Co., Shevock 15066 (CAS, MO). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2389 (HKAS). Yunnan: He-kou Co., R. Xu s.n. (PE), M. Zang 4154, 4308, 4349, 4354 (all in HKAS); Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 33725c (MO); Xishuangbanna, Magill et al. 7530 (MO), L. Zhang 5986 (HKAS).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
The leaf apices of this species are very variable. A distinctive feature of this species is that its leaf cells of lateral leaves are much narrower than those of ventral leaves.
 

 

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4. Vesicularia montagnei (Schimp.) Broth.   明叶藓   ming ye xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1094. 1908. Pterygophyllum montagnei (Schimp.) Bél., Voy. Indes Or. 2(Crypt): 85. 1834. Hypnum montagnei Schimp. in Mont., Hist. Phys. Cuba, Bot., Pl. Cell. 9: 530. Pl. 2, f. 1. 1842.
Vesicularia meyeniana (Hampe) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1094. 1908. Hookeria meyeniana Hampe, Icon. Musc. 3. 1844.
Vesicularia tamakii Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9): 49. f. 29. 1921.
 
Plants medium-sized, dark green. Stems prostrate, irregularly or subpinnately branched; branches ca. 5 mm long, flattened. Dorsal leaves oblong-ovate to rounded ovate, shortly acuminate, 0.9–1.0 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm, lateral leaves broadly ovate, acuminate, 1.2–1.5 mm × 0.9 mm; margins entire; costae absent; median leaf cells of dorsal leaves oblate-hexagonal, 40–60 µm × 12–18 µm, thin-walled, lax, a row of elongate cells at margins; branch and stem leaves similar. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, ca. 1.5 mm long. Setae 12–15 mm long; capsules inclined, oblong-ovoid, ca. 1.0 mm long, neck developed, brownish, constricted below the mouth when dry; opercula rostrate; peristome hypnoid. Spores 9–12 µm in diameter, almost smooth.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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