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Published In: Phytologia 32: 433. 1975. (Phytologia) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Reese & P.-J. Lin 1991 (figs. 155–159).
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Map: Mitthyridium flavum (Müll. Hal.) H. Rob. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Habitat: rare; on tree trunks and bases in forests at medium elevations; 550–720 m.
Distribution: widespread from tropical Africa eastward through Malaysia and Australia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Ling-shui Co., P.-J. Lin & Z.-H. Li 882 (IBSC, LAF, SYS). Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Magill et al. 7840 (LAF, MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
general taxon notes:
 This little moss is readily recognized by its oblong, abruptly pointed leaves and distally rounded cancellinae. See comments under Mitthyridium fasciculatum.


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2. Mitthyridium flavum (C. Müll.) Robins.     黄匍网藓    huang pu-wang xian
Phytologia 32: 433. 1975. Thyridium flavum (C. Müll.) Fleischer, Musci Fl. Buitenzorg 1: 232. 1904. Syrrhopodon flavus C. Müll., Bot. Zeit. 13: 763. 1855. Type. Indonesia: Java.
Plants small, slender, less than 2 cm high, pale yellowish green, in sparse straggling colonies. Stems repent, with short branches; rhizoids glossy brownish red, sometimes conspicuous. Leaves involute-falcate when dry, spreading when wet, oblong above slightly broader base, characteristically abruptly pointed, to 3 mm long, axillary hairs inconspicuous; cells of upper laminae obscure, isodiametric, smooth or unipapillose abaxially with small, low papillae, bulging-papillose adaxially; margins conspicuously bordered, except toward leaf tip, with narrow hyaline cells, border broadest at shoulders, irregularly sharply denticulate above shoulders; cancellinae rounded distally. Gemmae common, adaxial on leaf tips. Sporophytes not seen.


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