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Published In: Journal of Japanese Botany 14: 30. 5. 1938. (J. Jap. Bot.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/31/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodon morrisonensis Nog. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Entodon morrisonensis Nog. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on rocks; alt. 2600–4300 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Li Co., Redfearn 34981 (MO). Taiwan: Cha-yi Co., S.-H. Lin 164 (MO, NY). Yunnan: Kunming City, W.-X. Xu 641102 (YUKU). Zhejiang: Mt. Jiulong, Z.-L. Liu 1095 (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon morrisonensis is similar to E. giraldii, but it differs by the usually lingulate branch leaves.


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16. Entodon morrisonensis Nog.   玉山绢藓   yu shan juan xian
J. Jap. Bot. 14: 30. 1938. Type: China. Taiwan, Noguchi 6057 (holotype HIRO).
Plants medium-sized, yellowish green, glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, 2–3 cm long, subpinnately branched; branches slender, erect-spreading, sometimes with branchlets. Stem leaves oblong-elliptical, 0.9–1.1 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm, concave, broadly acute or apiculate, often constricted at base; margins nearly entire or sparsely serrulate at apex, recurved at leaf base; costae double, very short; median leaf cells linear, 45–55 µm × 5–7 µm; apical cells shorter, 17–20 µm × 5–8 µm; alar cells numerous, quadrate, hyaline, extending close to costa at leaf base; branch leaves smaller, often lingulate, deeply concave; margins serrulate at leaf apex. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves abruptly lanceolate. Setae 10–15 mm long, reddish brown; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, densely papillose, nearly smooth at tips; endostome segments slightly shorter than the teeth, smooth. Spores not seen.


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