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Published In: Botanische Zeitung (Berlin) 12: 557. 1854. (Bot. Zeitung (Berlin)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Hypopterygium tenellum Müll. Hal. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Hypopterygium tenellum Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks, fallen logs or rocks.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Sir Lanka, the Philippines, New Guinea, New Caledonia, and Africa.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Mt. Bawangling, P. Zeng 42C, 1962 (SYS, PE), Z.-H. Li 74-3220, 74-3224, 74-3289, 74-3345 (SYS), B.-J. Lin & L. Zhang 45, 56 (IBSC, SYS); Mt. Diaoluo, Z.-H. Li 77-3074 (SYS); Mt. Wuzhi, Y.-X. Lin 234B, 333 (IBSC, SYS). Hong Kong: Mt. Dadongshan, M.-Z. Wang 65662 (PE). Taiwan: Ilan Co., Shevock 18255 (MO); Miao-li Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 3, no. 125] (IBSC, MO, SYS); Ping-tung Co., Shevock 15058 (MO); Tai-chung Co., M.-J. Lai 3200 (MO); Tai-pei Co., Iwatsuki 3620 (IBSC, NICH, SYS). Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, C.-W. Wang 9712, 9733 (PE, SYS).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its stem amphigastria with short costa ending below the middle of leaves.

 

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6.  Hypopterygium tenellum C. Müll. 南亚孔雀藓 nan-ya kong-que xian
Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 12: 557. 1854. Type. India: Nilghiri.
Hypopterygium ceylanicum Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 148. 1859.
 
Primary stems creeping; secondary stems ca. 3 cm high, dark yellowish green, loose, erect, densely branched above, rhizoids more or less tomentose. Lateral leaves broadly ovate, asymmetric, ca. 2.0 mm × 1.5 mm, with abruptly shortly acute apices; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of elongate cells, dentate from the apex to the middle of leaves; costa single, reaching 1/2 the leaf length; laminal cells rhomboidal-polygonal, 20–40 µm × 15–20 µm; amphigastria broadly cordate, symmetric, abruptly acute at the apex; leaf margins bordered by 1 row of elongate cells; costa reaching half of the length of leaves. Setae ca. 0.7–1.5 cm long, curved above; capsules inclined, ovoid; opercula long-rostrate, almost as long as the capsules.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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