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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 133: 577. 1924. (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 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Leptopterigynandrum incurvatum Broth. (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Leptopterigynandrum incurvatum Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: mostly on alpine rock surfaces or tree trunks; alt. 3000–4800 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Qinghai: Yu-shu Co., B.-C. Tan 95-182, 95-185 (FH, MO). Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31614 (MO); Dao-cheng Co., S. He 31682 (MO); from Muli Co. to Yongnin Co., Handel-Mazzetti 7198 (H); Ma-er-kang Co., Redfearn 34996 (MO); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30201 (MO); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30702 (MO); Song-pan Co., Allen 7301 (MO), S. He 30554 (MO); Xiang-cheng Co., S. He 31795 (MO). Yunnan: Zhong-dian Co., Handel-Mazzetti 6992 (H).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
The characteristics of this species are the leaves secund when dry and the oblong-oval or rhomboidal leaf cells that are larger than those of other closely related species.


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2. Leptopterigynandrum incurvatum Broth. 卷叶叉羽藓 juan-ye cha-yu xian
Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl. Abt. 1, 133: 577. 1924. Type. China: Yunnan, Piepum (Piepen), Handel-Mazzetti 4743 (holotype H).
Plants slender, stout, dark yellowish green in dense mats. Stems creeping, with dense rhizoids, erect-ascending above, pinnately branched; branches rather short, slightly circinate when dry. Leaves imbricate, ovate or
broadly ovate, gradually tapering to a lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate apex, flatly spreading, slightly secund, up to 1.4 mm long; margins plane, slightly recurved, entire or almost entire; costa double, short and weak; leaf cells rhomboidal, marginal cells smaller, opaque, rectangular or subrounded, thick-walled, smooth; branch leaves oblong-ovate, acuminate above. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, lanceolate; laminal cells linear, basal cells loosely rectangular or elliptic-hexagonal; costa inconspicuous. Setae slender, ca. 1.0 cm long, reddish; capsules elliptical, erect; exostome teeth lanceolate, smooth, loosely nodulose; cilia absent.


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