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Published In: Revue Bryologique 35: 127. 1908. (Rev. Bryol.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Schwetschkea courtoisii Broth. & Paris (Figs. 8–14.)
Map: Schwetschkea courtoisii Broth. & Paris (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on bark of trees.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jiangsu: Su-zhou City, Z.-L. Wan 35 (MO, PE), Z.-L. Wan 38 (MO). Shanghai: Qing-pu, Zhongshan Park, S.-P. Xu 317 (PE).


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2. Schwetschkea courtoisiiBroth. & Par. 华东附干藓 hua-dong fu-gan xian
Rev. Bryol. 35: 127. 1908. Type. China: Shanghai, Zi Ka Wei, Courtois 119 (holotype H).
Schwetschkea incerta Thér., Ann. Crypt. Exot. 5: 178. 1932. Type. China: Fujian, Gu-shan (Mt.), Buong Kang, H. H. Chung 156 (holotype PC).
Plants slender, yellowish green or brownish green, in creeping patches. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched; branches short, 3–4 mm long, mostly ascending, attenuate. Leaves spreading, secund when dry, ovate-lanceolate or lanceolate, acuminate; branch leaves small, suddenly acute, 1.2–1.3 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm; leaf margins plane, entire or toothed above; costa single, slender, up to the middle of leaf; median leaf cells oblong-hexagonal, ca. 20 µm × 10 µm; alar cells flat quadrate, in several rows, thin-walled, smooth. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves erect, ovate-lanceolate, acute, costa percurrent. Setae delicate, erect, 2–3 mm long; capsules ovoid, slightly curved; opercula with a curved beak; peristome double; exostome teeth and endostome segments equal in length. Spores ca. 18 µm in diameter.


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