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Published In: Annales des Sciences Naturelles; Botanique, sér. 7, 17: 369. 1893. (Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7,) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Pylaisia brotheri Besch. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Pylaisia brotheri Besch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks or rotten wood.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
 
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Mt. Jinyun, C. Gao & S.-Z. Wang 40119 (MO). Guizhou: Gui-yang City, C. Gao & S.-Z. Wang 40205 (MO). Hebei: Dong-ling, L.-Q. Yu 424, 426 (both in PE); Wei-xian Co., C. Gao 31116 (IFSBH). Heilongjiang: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), C. Gao 238, 979 (both in IFSBH). Hunan: Yong-shun Co., W.-G. Yi 10 (XBGH). Jiangxi: Huang-long Temple, X.-X. Zhong & X.-Z. Sun 13, 25 (both in WH, XBGH); Mt. Lushan, G.-X. Liang 102a, 103 (both in WH, XBGH). Jilin: Chang-bai Co., C. Gao 7156a (IFSBH); Wang-qing Co., S.-E. Liu 8742 (MO); Mt. Changbai, K.-C. Lang 64 (PE). Liaoning: An-shan City, C. Gao 1906 (IFSBH, MO). Shaanxi: Hu-xian Co., M. Wang 230 (XBGH); Mt. Western Taibai, Z.-P. Wei 6110 (XBGH). Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31321 (MO, PE); Dao-cheng Co., S. He 31680 (MO, PE); Ma-er-kang Co., S. He 31130, 31155, 31161 (all in MO, PE); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30261a (MO); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30647a (MO); Song-pan Co., S. He 30482 (MO); Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18206 (IFSBH); Ya-jiang Co., S. He 31945b (MO). Xizang: Mi-lin Co., Xizang Team 7698 (PE). Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Redfearn 33919 (MO); Kun-ming City, L.-S. Wang 8560 (HKAS), Qiao-tuo Distr., M. Zang 1936 (HKAS).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Pylaisia brotheri is characterized by having numerous, small quadrate alar cells in a group of 30–35 cells arranged in 7–14 rows.

 

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1. Pylaisia brotheri Besch.   东亚金灰藓   dong-ya jin hui xian
Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 17: 369. 1893. Pylaisiella brotheri (Besch.) Iwats. & Nog., J. Jap. Bot. 48: 217. 1973. Type: Japan.
 
Plants slender to somewhat robust, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense mats. Stems creeping, irregularly or more or less pinnately branched; leafy branches short, julaceous, curved when dry. Leaves dense, usually secund, ovate-lanceolate, somewhat concave, broader at base, slenderly acuminate toward apex, 1.2–1.4 mm × 0.5–0.6 mm; margins entire; costae double, very short or sometimes indistinct; leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, upper cells 31–51 µm × 3.9–6.6 µm, smooth; alar cells numerous, quadrate to irregularly hexagonal, in a group of 7–14 rows of cells along the margins. Autoicous. Setae reddish brown, 8–15 mm long; capsules erect, oblong-ovoid, about 1.5 mm long; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; annuli not well developed; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, cross-striolate at base, more or less smooth above on dorsal surface; endostome segments adherent to the teeth below, free above the middle, nearly as long as the teeth, densely papillose, not perforate; basal membrane very low; cilia absent. Spores yellowish, 26–29 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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