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Published In: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien, Sitzungsberichte, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftliche Klasse, Abteilung 1 133: 582. 1924. (Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1,) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Gollania robusta Broth. (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Gollania robusta Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rocky walls, rocks, soil, rotten wood or tree trunks; alt. 450–4460 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huang, D.-K. Li 777, 785 (both in SHM), M. Zang 8 (HKAS). Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 31775 (IFSBH); Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 33101, 33304, 33779 (all in IFSBH). Heilongjiang: Yi-chun City, Dai-ling, C. Gao 113 (IFSBH). Henan: Lu-shi Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1598, 1616, 1706, 1712 (all in XBGH); Song-xian Co., J.-X. Luo 4516 (PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, K.-Y. Guan 80-2749 (HKAS). Shaanxi: Bao-ji City, M.-X. Zhang 1153 (XBGH); Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang & J.-Z. Zhang 2078 (XBGH); Cheng-gu Co., M.-X. Zhang & J.-Z. Zhang 954 (XBGH); Hu-xian Co., M. Wang 260, 321 (both in XBGH); Mt. Hua, C. Gao 16909 (IFSBH); Ning-shan Co., M.-X. Zhang & Y.-G. Wang 4070, 4129, 4246 (all in XBGH); Tai-bai Co., Z.-P. Wei 6495 (XBGH). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., Redfearn 35110 (MO); Mao-wen Co., Allen 7339 (MO); Mt. Omei, Redfearn 34715 (MO), Y.-L. Zhou 7056 (XBGH); Mu-li Co., C. Gao 21034 (IFSBH), L.-S. Wang 83-1358 (HKAS); Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 28527 (IFSBH); Wo-long, J.-L. Yang 36 (HKAS). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., S.-G. Wu 1116 (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-guan Co., X.-J. Li 4325a (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., L.-S. Wang 69 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the robust plants, slightly recurved and serrulate upper leaf margins, numerous differentiated alar cells, and longer costae.


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9.  Gollania robustaBroth.   大粗枝藓   da cu zhi xian  
Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 582. 1924. Type: China. Sichuan (Setschwan), Yenyüen Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2184.
Plants robust, large, pale yellowish or pale brownish green. Stems prostrate or somewhat ascending, up to 7 cm long, irregularly or pinnately branched; leafy stems flattened to nearly terete; branches nearly terete, ca. 1 cm long; stem elliptic in cross section; pseudoparaphyllia lanceolate, 3–8 cells wide at base. Stem leaves differentiated; dorsal leaves erect or slightly falcate, broadly elliptic-lanceolate, 2.7–3.5 mm × 1.1–1.7 mm, nearly cordate at base, slenderly acuminate; margins somewhat recurved nearly throughout, distinctly serrulate above; costae double, reaching 1/3–1/2 the leaf length, often united at base; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, 35–65 µm × 2–3 µm, rarely prorate; alar cells distinctly differentiated, in 8–10 longitudinal and transverse rows; ventral leaves plane at apex; branch leaves smaller, 1.9–2.4 mm × 1.0–1.4 mm. Inner perichaetial leaves twisted or reflexed at apex, ecostate, cells thin-walled. Setae 2.0–2.5 cm long, orange-red; capsules horizontal.


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