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Published In: Bericht über die Thätigkeit der St. Gallischen Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1876–77: 274 (Gen. Sp. Musc. 2: 340). 1878. (Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges.) Name publication detail

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Rozea pterogonioides (Harv.) A. Jaeger (Figs. 13–18.)
Map: Rozea pterogonioides (Harv.) A. Jaeger (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks covered in thin layer of soil or tree trunks in forests; alt. 3000–3700 m.
Distribution: China, Bhutan, India, and Nepal.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Mu-li Co., C. Gao 20927 (IFSBH). Xizang: Ji-long Co., S.-K. Chen 289 (HKAS). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., Mt. Yulong, C.-W. Wang 3936 (PE).


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3. Rozea pterogonioides (Harv. in Hook.) Jaeg. 翼叶小绢藓 yi-ye xiao-juan xian
Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1876–77: 274. 1878. Leskea pterogonioides Harv. in Hook., Icon. Pl. 1: 24, f. 8. 1836. Type. Nepal: Wallich s.n.
Rozea myura Herz., Hedwigia 65: 161. 1925. Type. China: Yunnan, Kunming?, Pe Tsao, Ten 83.
Clastobryum excavatum Broth., Symbolae Sinicae 4: 118. 1929. fide B. C. Tan & Y. Jia (1999).
Plants medium-sized, slender, yellowish green, slightly glossy, in dense tufts. Stems prostrate, up to 1.2 cm long, irregularly branched; branches short, julaceous; branches ca. 1.0 cm long, densely covered with leaves; rhizoids in bundle. Leaves closely imbricate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, oblong-ovate or narrowly ovate, ca. 1 mm long, often concave, bi-plicate; leaf margins incurved or plane, sometimes revolute, serrulate near apex; costa single, ending in the middle of leaf; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal or narrowly elliptic; alar cells quadrate or laxly arranged, thin-walled. Dioicous. Setae erect, reddish brown, up to 1.0–1.5 cm long; capsules erect, ovoid, apophysis short; opercula shortly obliquely beaked; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate; endostome segments linear, as long as teeth, keeled; cilia absent. Spores 12–16 µm in diameter.


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