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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1877–78: 264 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 528). 1879. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Ectropothecium dealbatum (Reinw. & Hornsch.) A. Jaeger (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Ectropothecium dealbatum (Reinw. & Hornsch.) A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: often on tree trunks, also on rocks in forests; alt. 800 m.
Distribution: China, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Yang-shan Co., W.-B. Tang 96060 (SYS). Hunan: Yi-zhang City, C. Gao 891 (IFSBH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the rather slender setae, slightly falcate leaves, and narrowly acute to broadly acuminate leaf apices.


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3. Ectropothecium dealbatum (Reinw. & Hornsch.) Jaeg.   淡叶偏蒴藓   dan ye pian shuo xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1977–78: 264. 1880. Hypnum dealbatum Reinw. & Hornsch., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 14(2) (Suppl.): 729. 1829. Type: Indonesia. Java.
Plants slender, yellowish green. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched, branches flattened. Leaves ovate-lanceolate, ca. 1.4 mm long, straight or slightly falcate, narrowly acute or acuminate; margins serrulate above the middle; costae double, short; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, smooth; basal cells rectangular; alar cells subquadrate. Autoicous. Setae slender, reddish, 1.2–1.6 cm long, straight except bent at apex; capsules ovoid, small, ca. 0.8 mm long, horizontal or inclined; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome hypnoid. Spores small, spherical, minutely papillose.
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