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Published In: Bryologia Javanica 2: 12. 141. 1861. (Bryol. Jav.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Dozy & Molkenboer 1861, Pl. 141.

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Map: Hypopterygium aristatum Bosch & Sande Lac. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rocks.
Distribution: China, Japan, Himalayas, Thailand, and Indonesia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/23/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: We have not seen any specimens of this species. It was reported from Mt. Fan-jing, Guizhou province by B.-G. Zhong and Y.-X. Xiong (1990) and from Taiwan by M.-J. Lai (1976).


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1. Hypopterygium aristatum Bosch & Sande Lac. 毛尖孔雀藓 mao-jian kong-que xian
Bryol. Jav. 2: 12. 141. 1861. Type. Indonesia: Java, Pangerango, Motley s.n.
Primary stems prostrate, rhizoids tomentose; secondary stems erect, nudicaulous near the base, irregularly pinnately branched. Lateral leaves ovate-rounded, asymmetric, with abruptly shortly acute apices; leaf margins bordered by 2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, serrate at the upper part; costa reaching 2/3 the leaf length; amphigastria nearly rounded, symmetric; leaf margins bordered by 1 row of cells, nearly entire; costa long excurrent.
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