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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 2: 148. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

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Map: Hypopterygium tibetanum Mitt. (Distribution in China)

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Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks or moist soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

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This species was published by Mitten (1859) based on a specimen collected from Xizang (Tibet). We have not been able to study the type specimen. P.-C. Chen et al. (1978) and P.-J. Lin and Z.-H. Li (1985) recorded this species in China. There were several specimens that were misidentified as H. tibetanum. These specimens belong to other species of Hypopterygium.

 

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7. Hypopterygium tibetanum Mitt. 西藏孔雀藓 xi-zang kong-que xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 148. 1859. Type. China: Southern Xizang (Tibet), Thomson 682.
 
Primary stems prostrate, rhizoids tomentose; secondary stems erect, 2.5–4.0 cm high. Lateral leaves broadly ovate, asymmetric, ca. 1.4 mm × 0.7 mm, acuminate; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, serrulate at the apex; amphigastria ovate-rounded, symmetric, ca. 0.8 mm × 0.6 mm, cuspidate at the apex; leaf margins bordered by 1–2 rows of narrowly elongate cells, nearly entire; costa ending at the apex. Setae 1.4–1.6 cm long, curved in the upper part; capsules inclined, shortly cylindrical, ca. 1.3 mm long, 0.3 mm in diameter, slightly curved; opercula conical at base, rostrate.
 
 
 
 
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