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Published In: Revue Bryologique et Lichénologique 43: 313. 1977. (Rev. Bryol. Lichénol.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Juratzkaeella sinensis (M. Fleisch. ex Broth.) W.R. Buck (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Juratzkaeella sinensis (M. Fleisch. ex Broth.) W.R. Buck (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks or tree trunks in forests; alt. 1256 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jiangsu: Su-zhou City, Z.-L. Wan 36 (PE). Shanghai: Jia-ding Distr., D.-K. Li 01131 (SHM); Gui-lin Park, S.-M. Xu 032 (PE). Xizang: Long-zi Co., Jia-yu, G. He 959 (HKAS), Sananqulin, M. Zang 1419 (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 3547 (HKAS). Yunnan: Meng-la Co., Magill et al. 7662 (MO); Zhong-dian Co., L.-S. Wang 1718 (HKAS).


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1. Juratzkaeella sinensis(Fleisch. ex Broth.) Buck 中华拟无毛藓 zhong-hua ni wu-mao xian
Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 43: 313. 1977. Juratzkaea sinensis Fleisch. ex Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 290, fig. 640. 1925. Type. China: Guizhou (Kouy-Tcheou, Kweichow), Pin-fa (Ping-ba), Cavalerie 1935 p.p. (lectotype H, designated by Buck 1977).
Plants slender, delicate, yellowish green or light green, glossy, in mats. Stems creeping, 1.0–3.5 cm long, irregularly sparsely branched; branches short, usually simple, more or less curved; pseudoparaphyllia foliose; in cross section 2–3 layers of thick-walled epidermal layer, central cortical cells large, thin-walled, central strand absent. Stem leaves and branch leaves homogeneous, imbricate, narrowly ovate-lanceolate, acuminate at apex, plane or somewhat concave, not decurrent at base; leaf margins plane, serrulate above the middle; costa single, thin, weak, vanishing about in the middle of leaf, often with rhizoids; median and upper leaf cells elongate-rhomboidal or shortly linear, smooth; alar cells quadrate, in several rows. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves elliptic, acuminate, subentire below, serrulate near apex; costa weak or absent. Setae slender, erect to flexuous, brownish red, smooth; capsules erect, symmetrical, cylindrical, yellowish brown or reddish brown; exothecial cells thin-walled; opercula conic-rostrate; annuli differentiated; peristome double, attached at the mouth; exostome teeth lanceolate, with zig-zag median line, densely cross-striolate below the middle, papillae above; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth, keeled, perforate, sparsely papillose; basal membrane low; cilia absent. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth. Spores minute, spherical, finely papillose.
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