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Published In: Bryologia Javanica 1: 31. 22 f. 1–23. 1855. (Bryol. Jav.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Entosthodon buseanus Dozy & Molk. (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Entosthodon buseanus Dozy & Molk. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on roadsides, in grasslands, or thin soil over rocks.
Distribution: China, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Mt. Xiaowutai, C.-Y. Yang 137a, 1370, 1379 (HKAS, PE). Yunnan: Cang-yuan Co., M. Zang 80-1626 (HKAS), S.-Y. Zeng 1590, 80-1281c, 80-1408 (HKAS); Kun-ming City, W.-X. Xu 120 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., W.-X. Xu 137 (HKAS); Lv-chun Co., M. Zang 21 (HKAS).


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1. Entosthodon buseanus Dozy & Molk.   钝叶梨蒴藓   dun-ye li-shuo xian
Bryol. Jav. 1: 31. pl. 22. f. 1–23. 1855. Funaria buseana (Dozy & Molk.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 524. 1903. Type. Indonesia: Java, Teysmann s.n.
Funaria sinensis Dix. in sched. in BM. China: Hebei, Mt. Pu-hua, Q.-W. Wang 1103.
Funaria subangustifolia Dix. in sched. in BM. China: Beijing, East Tomb, C.-Y. Yang Y561.
Funaria wallichii (Mitt.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 525. 1903. Entosthodon wallichii Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 55. 1859.
Weissia templetonii Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 2: 488. 1842, hom. illeg.
Plants small, ca. 4–5 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple or only branched at base, with reddish brown rhizoids. Lower stem leaves small, sparse, upper leaves larger, ovate-lanceolate to elliptic-lanceolate, 1.5–2.5 mm × 1.0–1.2 mm, acuminate at apex, often ending in an arista; margins entire, crenulate above, marginal cells scarcely differentiated or only with 1 or 2 rows of narrower cells at margins; costa ending below leaf apex or sometimes slightly lower; upper and median leaf cells rounded rectangular or rounded hexagonal, 40–50 µm × 10–15 µm; basal cells narrowly rectangular to linear, 70–100 µm × ca. 20 µm. Autoicous. Setae elongate, yellowish, 11–18 mm long; capsules erect, narrowly pyriform, clearly constricted at mouth, ca. 2–3 mm × 0.8–1.0 mm, necks well developed, nearly as long as urns; opercula convex-conic, shortly apiculate; annuli lacking; peristome absent or very rudimentary. Spores not seen.


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