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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 1, 131: 216. 1923. (Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1,) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodon obtusatus Broth. (Figs. 1–17.)
Map: Entodon obtusatus Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 720–950 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Jiangjin, P.-C. Chen 928 (PE). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, P.-C. Chen et al. 363 (PE). Hainan: Mt. Limu, S.-Y. Lin 19 (IBSC). Hong Kong: R.-L. Zhu 330 (HSNU). Hunan: Changsha City, Exped. Team 70 (PE). Jilin: Jiu-tai Co., C. Gao 1768 (IFSBH). Liaoning: Huan-ren Co., C. Gao 115 (MO). Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4463 (WUK). Shandong: Mt. Taishan, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 33975 (MO). Taiwan: West Mt. Region, Schwaebe 51 (NY). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., W.-X. Xu 33 (MO); Fu-gong Co., L.-S. Wang 950 (HKAS); Meng-la Co., Magill 7528, Redfearn 33956 (both in MO). Zhejiang: Long-quan Co., P.-C. Wu 46 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon obtusatus is similar to E. viridulus Cardot, but differs by the lingulate leaves that have broadly obtuse apices and small plants (only to 2 cm vs. to 4 cm long).


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17. Entodon obtusatus Broth.   钝叶绢藓   dun ye juan xian
Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 131: 216. 1923. Type: China. Hunan, Handel-Mazzetti 11123 (holotype H).
Entodon eurhynchioides Herzog & Nog., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 69. pl. 23, f. 7–12. 1955.
Entodon obtusatus Cardot & P. de la Varde, Rev. Bryol. 50: 76. 1923, hom. illeg.
Plants small, yellowish green, glossy, in thin mats. Stems prostrate, to ca. 2.0 cm long, complanate, sparsely foliate, with few branches. Leaves somewhat differentiated; dorsal leaves oblong-ligulate to elliptical, obtuse or acute at apex; lateral leaves oblong-ovate, obtuse at apex, 0.8–1.0 mm × 0.5–0.6 mm, serrulate near apex; costae double, indistinct or absent; median leaf cells linear, 40–50 µm × 4–5 µm; apical cells shorter; alar cells numerous, quadrate or shortly rectangular. Autoicous. Setae 13–15 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect, cylindrical; opercula shortly conic-rostrate; annuli absent; exostome teeth lanceolate, obliquely- or cross-striolate in basal 3–4 plates, vertically striolate above, smooth at tips; endostome segments shorter than the teeth, smooth. Spores not seen.


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