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Published In: Bryologia Universa 2: 204. 1827. (Bryol. Univ.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Regmatodon declinatus (Hook.) Brid. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Regmatodon declinatus (Hook.) Brid. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on trunks or rocks in forests.
Distribution: China, Nepal, and India.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Chong-qing City, Ge-le Shan (Mt.), B.-J. Chen 805 (IFSBH). Fujian: Fu-zhou City, H.-H. Chang B173, B2445a (FH); Nan-ping Co., H.-H. Chung B173, B245a (FH). Guangxi: Ling-yun Co., Lao Shan, S.-Y. Cheo 1963 (FH). Guizhou: H. Chung B117 (FH). Hainan: Bawangling (Mt.), C. Gao 3208, 3248 (IFSBH); Li-mu Shan (Mt.), Reese 17960 (MO, NY). Hunan: Liu-yang Co., C. Gao 336, 373 (IFSBH); Yi-zhang Co., Mang Shan (Mt.), C. Gao 1320 (IFSBH). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Shu 3190-(1) (HKAS, MO). Yunnan: Gong Shan (Mt.), Q.-W. Wang 7263 (PE); Lu-nan Co., Redfearn et al. 2268 (MO); Meng-la Co., Magill et al. 7689 (MO); Xishuangbanna, Magill et al. 9789 (MO), Redfearn et al. 2268 (MO); Yuan-yang Co., Feng-chun-ling (Mt.), M. Zang 4839 (HKAS, IFSBH). Zhejiang: Mt. Jiulong, Z.-L. Liu 885 (IFSBH, SHM).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by having oblong-ovate and acuminate leaves, smooth and entire leaf margins, and coarsely papillose setae.



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1. Regmatodon declinatus (Hook) Brid. 异齿藓 yi-chi xian
Bryol. Univ. 2: 294. 1827. Pterogonium declinatum Hook., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 9: 309. 1808. Type. Nepal: Buchanan s.n.
Regmatodon declinatus var. minor Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 94. 1929. Type. China: Guizhou, Dschenning (Zhen-ning) and Hwangtsaoba (Xing-yi), Handel-Mazzetti 10395 (holotype H).
Regmatodon schwabei Herz., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 66. 1955.
Plants small, brownish green, dull. Primary stems creeping, lateral stems erect or ascending, irregularly branched; branches unequal in length, curved, 1.0–1.5 cm long. Leaves oblong-ovate, 0.9–1.3 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, acuminate, with short apices; leaf margins plane or slightly involute, entire; costa single, strong, reaching middle part of the leaf or slightly above; leaf cells thick-walled, irregularly rhomboidal or rectangular, 10–13 µm × 5–7 µm, with several rows of quadrate to subquadrate cells at basal margins. Monoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves sheathing at base, piliferous upwards, entire. Setae 5 mm long, erect, reddish brown, coarsely papillose; capsules erect, symmetric, cylindrical, ca. 2 mm long, mouth contracted; exostome teeth short, yellowish, ca. 0.2 mm long, blunt at apex, yellowish, with many lamellae; endostome segments yellowish, 0.40–0.45 mm long, papillose, perforate, with conduplicative processes; opercula with obtuse beaks. Calyptrae cucullate, ca. 2 mm long. Spores spherical, 22–25 µm in diameter, brownish, verrucose.


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