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Published In: Revue Bryologique 33: 26. 1906. (Rev. Bryol.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Leskea scabrinervis Broth. & Paris (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Leskea scabrinervis Broth. & Paris (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree bark or soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Fujian: Thériot s.n. (IFSBH, PE); Xia-men City, H.-H. Chung 6024A, B7, B380, 6024 (FH); B10, B3454 (as Leskea acuminata, FH). Henan: Ji-gong Shan (Mt.), H.-J. YU 46 (HKAS, IFSBH). Shanghai: M. Zong 12 (HKAS, IFSBH); Yu Shan (Mt.), S.-M. Xu 177 (IFSBH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is easily recognized by its tiny and slender plants, ovate-lanceolate leaves, and strong and wide costa that are coarse at back.


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3. Leskea scabrinervis Broth. & Par. 粗肋薄罗藓 cu-lei bo-luo xian
Rev. Bryol. 33: 26. 1906. Type. China: Shanghai, Zi Ka Wei, P. Henry s.n.
Plants tiny, green to yellowish green, in prostrate tufts. Primary stems creeping, up to 1–2 cm long, one or two times irregularly branched; branches short, dense, patent upward, branchlets usually curved. Stem leaves ovate-lanceolate, 1.0 mm × 0.4 mm, plane, slightly subsecund above; branch leaves similar to the stem leaves in shape, but with slightly thinner costa; margins entire, strong, wide, ending below the apex, coarse at back surface; median leaf cells round-hexagonal, 7–10 µm, thin-walled; marginal cells somewhat transversely elongate. Inner perichaetial leaves lanceolate, 1.5 mm × 0.4 mm, semi-sheathing at base, cells oblong to rectangular, costa strong, percurrent or excurrent, forming a long tip. Setae up to 5 mm long; capsules erect. Others features not seen.
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