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Published In: Transactions of the Natural History Society of Taiwan 26(148): 40. 3 f. 9–13. 1936. (Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Taiwan) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Hypopterygium formosanum Nog. (Figs. 13–21.)
Map: Hypopterygium formosanum Nog. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:

 

Habitat: on soil or rocks.
Distribution: China and Japan.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Huang Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen et al. 6468 (MO, PE). Jilin: Jiao-he Co., C. Gao 1599, 1667 (IFSBH, PE, SYS); Mt. Changbai, C. Gao 632 (IFSBH, SYS). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., Y.-L. Zhang 251 (PE). Taiwan: Hua-lian Co., J.-Y. Peng 83-56 (IBSC, MO, SYS); Ilan Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser.4, no. 173] (MO); Tai-chung Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 4, no. 174] (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Hypopterygium formosanum is very closely related to H. fauriei; however, it differs from the latter by having long acuminate apices of stem and branch leaves and shorter apices and costae (ending below the apex) of the amphigastria.

 

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4. Hypopterygium formosanum Nog. 台湾孔雀藓 tai-wan kong-que xian
Trans. Nat. Hist. Soc. Formosa 26: 148. pl. 3, f. 9–13. 1936. Type. China: Taiwan, Tai-nan Co., Mt. Kodama, Noguchi 7200.
 
Primary stems creeping, secondary stems loosely tufted, yellowish green, not glossy, 3–5 cm high, complanately branched, dendroid. Stem leaves ovate, symmetric, with a short acute apex. Lateral leaves elongate-ovate, asymmetric, ca. 1.2 mm × 0.8 mm, with shortly acute apices; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, serrate throughout; costa single, reaching 2/3 the leaf length; laminal cells rhomboidal-hexagonal, ca. 22 µm × 11 µm, hyaline; amphigastria small, broadly ovate, symmetric, ca. 0.8 mm × 0.5 mm, with slender and short acumens, leaf margins bordered, serrulate above; costa thin, soft, mostly ending below the apex. Setae long, curved at tops; capsules shortly cylindrical, inclined; exostome teeth elongate-lanceolate; endostome segments papillose; basal membrane high; cilia well developed; opercula shortly conical. Calyptrae mitriform, smooth. Spores not seen.
 
 


 

 
 
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