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Published In: Bulletin de l'Académie Internationale de Géographie Botanique 18: 251. 1908. (Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Ectropothecium ohosimense Cardot & Thér. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Ectropothecium ohosimense Cardot & Thér. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: usually on rotten wood, tree bases or trunks, also on soil and rocks in forests; alt. 50–2020 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Ning-de Co., J. Zhu 19, Y-264, Y-400 (all in HSNU); Mt. Gu, M. Zang 815, 901 (both in HKAS); Mt. Wuyi, M. Zang 440 (HKAS); Xia-ming City, D.-K. Li 1426 (SHM); Zhang-zhou Co., M. Zang 595 (HKAS). Hainan: Mt. Ba-wang-ling, C. Gao 3266 (IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, E.-Z. Bai 37032 (IFSBH). Shandong: Mt. Laoshan, C. Gao 34427 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Du-kou Co., L.-S. Wang 83-296 (HKAS). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 1918, 1922, 2026, 2028 (all in HKAS). Yunnan: Fu-gong Co., D.-C. Zhang 1039 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 1210, 1619, 2144, 2377 (all in HKAS); Wei-xi Co., L.-S. Wang 129 (HKAS); Xishuangbanna, Touw 150 (HKAS, L), X.-J. Li 2886 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Kai-hua Co., C.-Y. Tian 0826 (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its small plants, curved setae, short and pendulous capsules. It was reported from Taiwan several times (Redfearn et al. 1996), but no specimens have been seen from that region.


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6. Ectropothecium ohosimense Card. & Thér.   卷叶偏蒴藓   juan ye pian shuo xian
Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 18: 251. 1908. Type: Japan. Ferrie s.n.
Ectropothecium shiragae Okam., J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 38 (4): 60. f. 26. 1916.
Plants small, dark green, not glossy. Stems prostrate, somewhat elongate, densely pinnately branched, branches spreading, ca. 5 mm long; in stem cross section epidermal cells of stems small; central strand not developed; pseudoparaphyllia slenderly lanceolate, ca. 2–4 cells wide. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, dense, curled when dry, lanceolate, 1.2 mm × 0.25 mm, gradually acuminate, usually falcate-secund; margins serrulate; double or forked, indistinct; median leaf cells 70–85 µm × 3–4 µm, often prorate; basal cells somewhat thick-walled; alar cells lax, hyaline, oblong-oval, larger than median cells, thin-walled. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves slenderly lanceolate, ca. 1.8 mm long. Setae bent, 5–8 mm long, rarely to 15 mm long; capsules shortly ovoid, 0.7–0.8 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm, pendulous; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; annuli not seen; peristome double, hypnoid, with 1 cilium. Calyptrae not seen. Spores 9–13 µm in diameter, roughened.
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