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Published In: Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 58: 23. 1. 1955. (Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Rhabdoweisia sinensis P.C. Chen (Figs. 7–13.)
Map: Rhabdoweisia sinensis P.C. Chen (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on soil or rocks.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: Sichuan: Omei Shan (Mt.), C.-H. Gao 015856 (SHM), L.-Y. Tai 197 (PE). Xizang: Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 403 (KUN).

 

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4. Rhabdoweisia sinensis Chen   中华粗石藓 zhong-hua cu-shi xian
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 58: 23. 1955. Type. China: Sichuan, Omei Shan (Mt.), alt. 3000 m, P.-C. Chen 5616 (holotype PE).
 
Plants rather small, 6–10 mm high, yellowish green to brownish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, usually branched, radiculose at the base; central strand absent. Leaves 1.5–2.5(–3.5) mm long, crispate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, narrowly lanceolate, leaf base clearly narrower, the upper part rather abruptly narrower from the middle, narrowly acute at the apex; margins plane, serrulate near the apex; costa strong, subpercurrent; upper cells rounded quadrate to irregular hexagonal, 9–10 µm wide, smooth; basal cells rectangular, 39–65 µm × 13–18 µm, lax and hyaline. Perichaetial leaves similar to the upper stem leaves. Setae slender, straight, 2.5–3.0(–3.5) mm long, yellowish; capsules ovoid, 0.3–0.5 mm long, 8-ribbed when dry; annuli somewhat developed; peristome teeth linear, yellowish brown, distinctly striolate nearly throughout. Spores 16–20 µm in diameter, warty.
 
 
 
 
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