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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1232. 1909. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: Pylaisiopsis speciosa (Mitt.) Broth. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Pylaisiopsis speciosa (Mitt.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: epiphytic on tree trunks.
Distribution: China and the eastern Himalayas.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Me-to Co., Y.-G. Su 1101 (MO). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., Q.-W. Wang 3999, 4041 (both in PE).

 

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1. Pylaisiopsis speciosa (Mitt.) Broth.   拟金灰藓   ni jin hui xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1232. 1909. Aptychella speciosa (Mitt.) Tix., Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 43: 423. 1977. Pylaisia speciosa (Mitt.) Wils. ex Par., Index Bryol. 1065. 1898. Stereodon speciosus Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. Suppl. 1: 95. 1859. Type: India.
Plants robust, yellowish green to brown, glossy, in large mats. Main stems prostrate, erect, stiff, irregularly branched or arcuate. Leaves dense on stems, concave, ovate-lanceolate, long and narrowly acuminate, ca. 2.8 mm × 0.8 mm; margins entire; costae double, short; leaf cells linear, incrassate, apical cells ca. 58 µm × 5 µm; basal cells ca. 75 µm × 9 µm; alar cells differentiated, ca. 39 µm × 9 µm, hyaline, gradually becoming shortly quadrate toward margins. Monoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, narrowly lanceolate. Setae somewhat erect, smooth, ca. 2.3 cm long; capsules straight, ovoid, ca. 2.4 mm × 1.6 mm; opercula short, conic; peristome double; exostome teeth with a median line below, abruptly constricted above, ca. 210 µm long; endostome segments as long as the teeth, sometimes split at tips; basal membrane low; cilia short, persistent.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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