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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1067. 763. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Gammiella pterogonioides (Griff.) Broth. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Gammiella pterogonioides (Griff.) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rotten logs; alt. 2000 m.
Distribution: China, Himalayas, Laos, Kampuchea, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23708b (PE). Yunnan:Ban-lao Co., S.-Y. Zeng 80-1790 (HKAS); Bi-jiang Co., M. Zang 5757 (HKAS); Da-li Co., Redfearn et al. 1266b, 1613 (both in MO); Mt. Diancangshan, Redfearn et al 553 (MO); Meng-la Co., Redfearn 33881 (MO); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 80-292 (HKAS, HSNU); Wei-xi Co., L.-S. Wang 82-10 (HKAS).


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3. Gammiella pterogonioides (Griff.) Broth.   厚角藓   hou jiao xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1067. 1908. Pleuropus pterogonioides Griff., Calcutta J. Nat. Hist. 3: 274. pl. 20. 1843[1842]. Type: Sikkim. Churra, Griffith 167.
Plants large, in loose mats. Main stems creeping, irregularly branched; branches ca. 10 mm long, 1.2–2.0 mm wide. Leaves imbricately arranged, erect, sometimes curved, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, 1.25–1.75 mm long, concave, weakly plicate, apex abruptly narrowed or short; margins entire, narrowly involute, dentate near tips; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal to elongated, 50–70 µm long, gradually becoming shorter toward apex; alar cells colored or hyaline, quadrate or rectangular, thick-walled. Inner perichaetial leaves large and erect, narrowly lanceolate, acuminate. Setae slender, more than 1 cm long; capsules suberect, shortly cylindrical, ca. 1.1 mm long.


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