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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 7, 17: 391. 1893. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7,) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Hypopterygium fauriei Besch. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Hypopterygium fauriei Besch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks or rocks.
Distribution: China, Eastern Asia, and Western North America.

 


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Mt. Jinfu, P.-C. Chen 1621 (PE, SYS). Guangdong: Le-chang Co., S.-Q. Chen 190 (MO); Rui-yuan Co., B.-J. Lin 907 (IBSC, SYS). Guangxi: Rong-shui Co., M.-Z. Wang 46310 (PE). Guizhou: Mt. Fanjing, Y. Jiang 7814 (PE, SYS). Hainan: Chang-jiang Co., Redfearn 35888 (MO). Heilongjiang: Xiaoxinanling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 632 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 293 (MO, PE); Xing-shan Co., J.-X. Luo 961182 (MO). Sichuan: Maer-kang Co., Redfearn 35052 (MO, PE); Mt. Omei, Allen 6612 (MO). Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, Crosby 14820 (MO), W.-X. Xu 6615, 11103, 11346 (PE, SYS); Gaoligongshan, M.-Z. Wang 9264 (PE). Zhejiang: Sui-chang Co., Z.-L. Liu 877, 1506 (SHM).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
The present species is closely related to Hypopterygium japonicum, but the two are different by the following features: 1) the costae of lateral leaves of H. fauriei reaching 2/3 the leaf length, while those of H. japonicum ending below the apex; 2) the margins of lateral branch leaves of H. fauriei serrate throughout, while those of H. japonicum have serration not over the middle of the leaf; 3) the median leaf cells of H. fauriei longer than 35 µm, while those of H. japonicum shorter than 30 µm.

 

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2. Hypopterygium fauriei Besch. 拟东亚孔雀藓 ni dong-ya kong-que xian
Ann. Sci. Nat. Bot., ser. 7, 17: 391. 1893. Type. Japan: Textor s.n.
 
Primary stems creeping; secondary stems erect, erect-spreading above, flatly branched, dendroid, ca. 4–5 cm high, ca. 3 cm wide with leaves, leafy branches loosely twisted at the base of secondary stems, rhizoids brown, tomentose in the axils of leaves. Lateral leaves dense, crisped when dry, erect-spreading when wet, elongate-ovate or broadly ovate, asymmetric, ca.1.2 mm × 0.6 mm; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, mostly serrulate from apex to base along antical ones; costa single, reaching 2/3 the leaf length; laminal cells rhomboidal-hexagonal, 22–40 µm × 13–20 µm; amphigastria oblate or ovate-rounded, symmetric, ca. 0.7 mm × 0.5 mm wide, with long acuminate apices; leaf margins bordered, minutely serrulate; costa ending below the apex. Setae ca. 2–3 cm long, cygneous above; capsules generally reddish brown, ovoid, asymmetric, horizontal or inclined; opercula rostrate.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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