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Published In: Bulletin de la Société des Sciences de Nancy 2(6): 716. 1–7. 1926. (Bull. Soc. Sci. Nancy) 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 yunnanensis Thér. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Entodon yunnanensis Thér. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on calcareous rocks and soil; alt. 680 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Bo-mi Co., Xizang Exped. Team 13(3) (IFSBH). Yunnan: Cang-yuan Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-1385 (HKAS); Meng-la Co., L. Zhang 508 (HKAS); Wu-ding Co., Yunnan Univ. Biol. Dept. 23 (YUKU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon yunnanensis sometimes can be confused with E. longifolius in general habit, but it differs from the latter by its broader leaves (ca. 1.0 mm wide vs. ca. 0.5 mm wide) with broader leaf apices (broadly acute vs. slenderly acuminate).


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28. Entodon yunnanensis Thér.   云南绢藓   yun nan juan xian
Bull. Soc. Sci. Nancy, ser. 4, 2(6): 716. 1926. Type: China. Yunnan, Ta-choui-tang, Coppey 69.
Plants rather robust, yellowish green, in flat mats. Stems prostrate, 5–7 cm long, irregularly branched, with ascending, complanate branches, often attenuate at branch tips. Stem and branch leaves similar, appressed, oblong-ovate, ca. 3.0 mm × 1.0 mm, acute at apex; margins sometimes involute at base, entire below, often serrulate near the apex; costae double, short or indistinct; median leaf cells linear, 90–120 µm × 6–7 µm, thin-walled; apical cells significant shorter; alar cells numerous, quadrate. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves erect. Setae 15–25 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect or slightly curved, cylindrical; opercula bluntly conic-rostrate; annuli well developed; exostome teeth lanceolate, obliquely striolate below, vertically striolate at middle, papillose at tips; endostome segments linear, smooth, as long as the teeth. Spores ca. 12 µm in diameter.


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