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Published In: Revue Générale de Botanique 30: 351. 3. 1918. (Rev. Gén. Bot.) 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: Gollania sinensis Broth. & Paris (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Gollania sinensis Broth. & Paris (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rocks, humus, rarely on tree trunks in forests; alt. 650–3650 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Liang-dang Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1060 (XBGH). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 003287 (IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Lu, M. Zang 28, 128 (both in HKAS). Shaanxi: Cheng-gu Co., M.-X. Zhang & J.-Z. Zhang 834 (XBGH); Lue-yang Co., J.-Z. Zhang 1403 (XBGH). Sichuan: Lei-bo Co., G.-C. Zhang & T. Cao 21819 (IFSBH); Li-xian Co., X.-J. Li 1851 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23489 (PE); Tian-quan Co., Mt. Erlang, C. Gao 18088, 18119 (both in IFSBH); Ya-an Co., C. Gao 17060, 17126 (both in IFSBH). Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., S.-K. Chen 79a (HKAS). Yunnan: Zhong-dian Co., X.-J. Li 81-1155, 81-1170 (both in HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the slightly plicate leaves that are broadly ovate-lanceolate with abruptly and shortly acuminate apices, short and thin-walled leaf cells, and by the inner perichaetial leaves with thick-walled and porose leaf cells.


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12.  Gollania sinensisBroth. & Par.   中华粗枝藓  zhong hua cu zhi xian
Rev. Gen. Bot. 30: 351. f. 3. 1918. Type: China. Prov. Ngan Hoei, Kan-tchong-chan, Courtois s.n.
Plants rather robust, pale yellowish green or pale brownish green. Stems prostrate, ca. 3 cm long, irregularly branched; stem elliptic in cross section; leafy stems flattened or nearly terete with secund leaves; branches subterete, ca. 1 cm long; pseudoparaphyllia lanceolate, 5–8 cells wide at base. Stem leaves differentiated; dorsal leaves erect or slightly falcate, oblong to ovate-lanceolate, 2.2–2.4 mm × 1.1–1.3 mm, abruptly narrowed to a short acumen, nearly cordate at base, slightly plicate, decurrent; margins slightly recurved on one side, irregularly serrulate above, entire below; costae double, reaching ca. 1/3–1/2, sometimes shorter, separate at base; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 30–50 µm × 3–5 µm, thin-walled, rarely prorate; alar cells distinctly differentiated, in 5–7 longitudinal rows, 6–8 transverse rows; ventral leaves plane at apex; branch leaves smaller, 1.3–1.5 mm × 0.6–0.7 mm. Inner perichaetial leaves reflexed at apex, ecostate, cells thick-walled, porose. Setae 3.5–4.0 cm long; capsules inclined, ovoid, ca. 2.2 mm × 1.2 mm.
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