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Published In: Hedwigia 44: 328. 1905. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Ectropothecium penzigianum M. Fleisch. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Ectropothecium penzigianum M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, rotten wood, thin soil over rocks or sandy soil in forests; alt. 890–1700 m.
Distribution: China and Indonesia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, Training Class 186 (HKAS); Nan-qin Co., G.-C. Zhang & J.-Y. Feng 401, 426, 630 (all in IFSBH). Guangdong: Mt. Dinghu, P.-J. Lin 12 (PE), H. Wu 6 (PE). Hunan: Chang-sha City, C. Gao 242 (IFSBH); Mt. Tianping, H. Li 3 (HKAS). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, E.-Z. Bai 36872 (IFSBH); Mt. Sanqin, E.-Z. Bai 37458 (IFSBH). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 4763 (HKAS). Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, X.-J. Li 2898, 3378 (both in HKAS).


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7. Ectropothecium penzigianum Fleisch.   大偏蒴藓   da pian shuo xian
Hedwigia 44: 328. 1905. Type: Indonesia.
Plants large, yellowish green or reddish yellow, somewhat glossy. Stems prostrate, elongate, 15–25 cm long, erect or ascending, remotely branched or bipinnately branched, branches ca. 5 cm long, branchlets 0.5–1.5 cm long; pseudoparaphyllia small, lanceolate or triangular; central strand somewhat developed in old stems. Stem leaves cordate at base, slightly decurrent, slenderly acuminate, often falcate-secund at apex, ca. 1.6 mm × 0.9 mm, concave, slightly plicate; margins serrulate above; costae double, short or indistinct; leaf cells somewhat thick-walled, narrowly rhomboidal, ca. 36 µm long, prorate; alar cells consisting of 1 large and 3 decurrent, hyaline, rectangular or elliptical cells; branch leaves smaller, concave, ovate at base, gradually acuminate, ca. 0.7 mm × 0.4 mm; serrulate above; costae indistinct; leaf cells smooth, thin-walled, rhomboidal, ca. 20 µm × 4–5 µm. Dioicous. Perigonia small, at base of stems; antheridia numerous, short and thick, club shaped, paraphyses elongate; perigonial leaves numerous. Inner perichaetial leaves ovate-lanceolate, gradually acuminate, keeled, serrulate near apex, somewhat sheathing at base. Setae suberect or bent, reddish brown, ca. 5 cm long; capsules inclined, brownish, ovoid, constricted below the mouth ; opercula conic, slenderly rostrate; annuli developed, in 3 rows of cells; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, ca. 0.7 mm long, brownish green, papillose; endostome yellowish brown, papillose, with 3–4 cilia. Calyptrae not seen. Spores yellowish brown, 15–19 µm in diameter, papillose.
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