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Published In: Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 17(1): 32. 1904. (Beih. Bot. Centralbl.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang (eds.) 2005 (Pl. 81, figs. 1–10, as Entodon compressus).

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Map: Entodon challengeri (Paris) Cardot (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: mostly on tree trunks and branches, sometimes on rocks and soil; alt. 300–1900 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Mongolia, Russia, and North America.

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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 00811 (HSNU); She-xian Co., W.-F. Zheng 996 (HSNU). Fujian: De-hua Co., P.-Z. Zheng 889 (IBSC); Mt. Wuyi, P.-J. Lin 2645 (IBSC); Zhao-wu Co., P.-J. Lin 2636 (IBSC). Guangdong: Lian-ping Co., P.-J. Lin 1483a (IBSC); Mt. Lofu, Magill 8150 (MO). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., C. Gao 9 (IFSBH); San-men, P.-C. Wu 9 (PE). Guizhou: An-shun Co., T. Cao 41865 (IFSBH); Guiyang City, C. Gao 40204 (IFSBH), Y. Zhang 601 (HKAS). Hebei: Xing-long Co., K.-J. Guan B22 (PE). Heilongjiang: Mt. Tumenling, C. Gao 1762 (IFSBH); Ning-an Co., C. Gao 6128 (HIMC); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 474 (IFSBH). Jiangsu: Nanjing City, M. Zang 927 (PE); Wuxi City, R.-L. Hu 1957 (HSNU). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, P.-J. Lin 375, 2635 (both in IBSC). Jilin: Long-tan, C. Gao 1858 (IFSBH); Mt. Changbai, P.-J. Lin 1828 (IBSC). Liaoning: Feng-cheng Co., C. Gao 6019 (IFSBH); Kuan-ding Co., T. Cao 38678 (IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Ning-cheng Co., X.-L. Bai 2250 (HIMC); Ya-ke-shi City, X.-L. Bai 2421 (HIMC); Za-lan-dun, X.-L. Bai 2554 (HIMC). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4288 (PE); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen 224 (WUK). Shanghai: R.-L Hu 117 (HSNU). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, C. Gao 19135 (IFSBH). Xinjiang: Ürümqi City, J.-C. Zhao 93342 (XJU). Yunnan: An-ning Co., R.-L. Hu 6481 (HSNU); Da-li Co., Smith 6063 (HKAS); Kunming City, X.-J. Li 81-1158 (HKAS); Ru-li Co., R.-L. Hu 932 (HSNU); Xishuangbanna, X.-J. Li 2830 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Hangzhou City, R.-L. Hu A17 (HSNU); Mt. Fengyang, X. Zhang 96017 (HSNU); Mt. Jiulong, Z.-L. Liu 1242 (HSNU); Mt. Tianmu, Y.-F. Wang 181 (HSNU); Mt. Wuyuan, R.-L. Zhu 677 (HSNU).


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4. Entodon challengeri (Paris) Cardot   柱蒴娟藓   zhu shuo juan xian
Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 17: 32. 1904. Cylindrothecium challengeri Paris, Index Bryol. 296. 1894. Type: Japan.
Entodon compressus Müll. Hal. ex Cardot, Bull. Herb. Boissier 7: 346, hom. illeg. 1899.
Entodon microthecius Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 112. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Yungbei, Handel-Mazzetti 6309.
Entodon nanocarpus Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 4: 265. 1897. Type: China. Shaanxi, Nov. 1895, Giraldi s.n.
4a. Entodon challengeri var. challengeri   柱蒴娟藓原变种   zhu shuo juan xian yuan bian zhong
Plants medium-sized, dark green or olive green, sometimes yellowish green or pale green, glossy. Stems prostrate, subpinnately branched, complanate, with branches 8–10 mm long. Stem leaves oblong-elliptical, 1.5–1.8 mm × ca. 0.8 mm, strongly concave, broadly obtuse at apex; margins entire; costae double, very short, sometimes absent; median leaf cells linear, 60–65 µm × 5.0–5.5 µm; apical cells shorter; alar cells numerous, hyaline, extending close to costa at leaf base. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves long sheathing at base, long acuminate at apex. Setae 7–15 mm long, reddish brown; capsules oblong-ovoid to ellipsoidal, ca. 2.5 mm × 0.6 mm; opercula shortly conic-rostrate; annuli well developed, in 2–3 rows of inflated cells; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, 400–500 µm long, ca. 50 µm wide at base, densely papillose throughout; endostome segments linear, shorter than the teeth, densely papillose throughout. Spores spherical, 18–29 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.

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There are two varieties under this species.

4a. Entodon challengeri var. challengeri  

4b. Entodon challengeri var. zikaiweiensis (Paris) R.-L. Hu, comb. nov.  



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