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Published In: Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany 8: 155. 1865. (J. Linn. Soc., Bot.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Hypopterygium japonicum Mitt. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Hypopterygium japonicum Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, rocks, soil or decaying logs.
Distribution: China, Korea, and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Qi-men Co., M.-B. Deng et al. 3 (PE, SYS); between Huizhou and Tangjiang, P.-C. Chen et al. 4868 (PE, SYS). Fujian: Jiang-le Co., M.-Z. Wang 47637 (PE). Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., S.-X. Tan 2880 (PE), M.-Z. Wang 860100 (MO, PE). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., Y.-C. Chen 01655 (PE); Rong-shui Co., M.-Z. Wang 46981, 46993 (PE). Guizhou: Tong-zhou Co., Xiguanyao, Y. Jiang 4327 (PE, SYS). Jiangxi: Lushan (Mt.), G.-X. Liang 102 (PE, SYS); Wulingshanmian, R.-L. Zhao 511 (PE, SYS). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Chen 213b (MO, PE); Xing-shan Co., J.-X. Luo 961206 (MO). Shannxi: Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen et al. 417, 612 (PE); Mt. Tai-bai, Z.-P. Wei 5272 (IWH). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, Redfearn 34732 (MO); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30754a (MO). Taiwan: Ilan Co., Shevock 18245 (MO); Nan-tuo Co., M.-J. Lai 8201 (MO). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., C.-W. Wang 6998, 7023 (PE). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tianmu, R.-L. Hu 22 (MO).


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5. Hypopterygium japonicum Mitt. 东亚孔雀藓 dong-ya kong-que xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 8: 155. 1864. Type. Japan.
Plants loosely tufted. Primary stems prostrate, with dense rhizoids; secondary stems erect, erect-spreading above, complanately branched, dendroid, ca. 3–4 cm high, ca. 3 cm wide with leaves. Lateral leaves broadly ovate, slightly asymmetric, 0.9–1.6 mm long, with acute apex, leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, serrulate above; costa single, reaching 3/5 the leaf length; laminal cells rhomboidal-hexagonal, 18–25 µm × 11–14 µm; amphigastria 0.4–1 mm × 0.2–0.8 mm, with short acuminate apex, margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, nearly entire; costa ending below leaf apex or percurrent. Setae erect, ca. 1.5 cm long; capsules oblong-cylindrical, ca. 2.8 mm long; opercula conical, long-rostrate.


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