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Published In: Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 46: 507. 1932. (Bot. Mag. (Tokyo)) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Gollania arisanensis Sakurai (Figs. 1–16.) Gollania arisanensis Sakurai (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Gollania arisanensis Sakurai (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on soil, rarely tree trunks in forests; alt. 700–1840 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Shaanxi: Cheng-gu Co., M.-X. Zhang & J.-Z. Zhang 1127, 1168 (both in XBGH); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang & Y.-G. Wang 3254a (XBGH). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, M.-X. Zhang 2061 (XBGH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the small, soft, slender, and glossy plants, the broad dorsal leaves with rugose leaf apices, and the thick-walled and porose leaf cells in perichaetial leaves. It is somewhat similar to small specimens of Gollania ruginosa (Mitt.) Broth.


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1. Gollania arisanensisSak.  阿里粗枝藓  a li cu zhi xian   
Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 46: 507. 1932. Type: China. Taiwan, Mt. Arisan, Suzuki s.n.
Plants slender, pale yellowish green or pale brownish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, up to 3 cm long, irregularly or pinnately branched; stem elliptic in cross section; leafy stems nearly terete or flattened, somewhat secund; branches nearly terete, ca. 1.0 cm long; pseudoparaphyllia lanceolate, 4–6 cells wide at base. Stem leaves differentiated; dorsal leaves slightly falcate-secund and concave, lanceolate, 1.8–2.0 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm, broader in the middle, gradually and slenderly acuminate, shortly decurrent; margins recurved from base to near apex, serrulate above; costae double, reaching up to 1/4 the leaf length, usually separate at base; median leaf cells linear, 50–70 µm × 3–4 µm, thin-walled, smooth; alar cells slightly differentiated, in 4–6 longitudinal rows, 3–4 transverse rows; ventral leaves somewhat rugose at apex; branch leaves smaller, 1.3–1.5 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm. Inner perichaetial leaves reflexed at apex, costae double or indistinct, cells thick-walled, porose. Setae 1.0–1.3 cm long, yellowish brown, often twisted when dry; capsules cylindrical, horizontal, with short necks, smooth; peristome double, hypnoid. Spores yellowish green, spherical, 20–24 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
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