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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 5: 41. f. 2. 1951. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Noguchi 1951 (Fig. 2, A–H).

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Map: Schwetschkeopsis formosana Nog. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on bark of trees in alpine regions.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Taiwan: Between Nan-tou Co. and Hua-lien Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan, Exsiccatae ser. 3, no. 144] (MO). Xizang: Bo-mi Co., Tong-mai, J.-W. Zhang 15031 (PE). Yunnan: Qiu-bei Co., X.-J. Li s.n. (HKAS).


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2. Schwetschkeopsis formosana Nog. 台湾拟附干藓 tai-wan ni fu-gan xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 5: 41. 1951. Type. China: Taiwan, Tai-nan Co., Mt. Niitaka, Noguchi 6829 (holotype NICH).
Plants delicate, yellowish green, glossy. Stems creeping, up to 6 cm long, rarely branched or nearly pinnately branched; branches 5–10 mm long, julaceous. Leaves closely imbricate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, narrowly ovate or oblong-lanceolate, 1.0–1.3 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm, acuminate above, concave below; upper leaves smaller, 0.6–0.7 mm × 0.20–0.25 mm; leaf margins plane, serrulate above; costa slender, forked; median leaf cells oblong-elliptic, 35–49 µm × 4.5–6.0 µm, projecting at upper ends; alar cells quadrate or flat quadrate, in several rows; branch leaves smaller, similar to stem leaves, ecostate or costa indistinct. Sporophytes not seen.
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