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Published In: Hedwigia 38: 216. 1899. (Hedwigia) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Funaria japonica Broth. (Figs. 6–13.)
Map: Funaria japonica Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)

Habitat: on thin soil over rocks.

Distribution: China and Japan.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:

Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Ba Co., P.-C. Chen 1468 (HKAS). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, S.-E. Liu 1529 (HKAS); Qing-yu Co., Ni-tan Exped. Team 5501 (HKAS). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., W.-X. Xu 137 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., W.-X. Xu 56001 (HKAS).


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4. Funaria japonica Broth.   日本葫芦藓   ri-ben hu-lu xian
Hedwigia 38: 216. 1899. Type. Japan: Kyushu, Pref. Nagasaki, Wichura 1411.
Funaria mutica Broth., Rev. Bryol., n.s., 2: 4. 1929. Syntypes. Japan: Kyushu, Hirotsu 1587; Taiwan: Shinchiku, Sasaoka 3832.

Plants slender, yellowish green to pale green, in loose tufts. Stems short, erect, simple, 3–5 mm long. Lower stem leaves smaller, ca. 1.5 mm long; upper stem leaves larger, 2–3 mm × 1.0–1.2 mm, oblong-ovate to oblong-obovate, flexuous or contorted when dry, erect-spreading when moist, acute at apex; margins entire below, serrulate above; costa slender, ending below leaf apex; leaf cells thin-walled, upper cells oblong-hexagonal to irregularly rectangular, 50–68 µm × 20–28 µm, marginal cells slightly differentiated, narrowly rectangular; basal cells rectangular, 60–105 µm × 25–48 µm. Autoicous. Setae elongate, 2.0–2.3 cm long, reddish brown; capsules suberect to inclined, pyriform, asymmetric, 1.6–2.0 mm × 0.8–1.2 mm, mouth narrowed, apophyses distinctly differentiated; opercula flat-conic, slightly apiculate; annuli none; peristome double; exostome teeth linear-lanceolate, ca. 0.35 mm long, reddish brown, distinctly trabeculate. Calyptrae not seen. Spores spherical, yellowish brown, 20–25 µm in diameter, densely papillose.


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