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Published In: Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 25: 30. f. 1. 1911. (Bot. Mag. (Tokyo)) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Buxbaumia minakatae S. Okamura (Figs. 1–3.)
Map: Buxbaumia minakatae S. Okamura (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on rotten wood or forest ground; alt. 1250 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Russia, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: An-tu Co., Mt. Changbai, T. Koponen 37068 (H). Shaanxi: Mt. Kuan-tou-san, Giraldi s.n. (reported as Buxbaumia indusiata). Sichuan: Mu-li Co., W.-K. Bao 93 (PE). Taiwan: Ilan Co., Chi-li-tien to Mt. Nanhutashan, C.-C. Chuang 1731 (UBC).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the capsules that are not dorsally and ventrally differentiated.


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1. Buxbaumia minakataeS.Okam.   筒蒴烟杆藓   tong shuo yan gan xian
Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 25: 30. f. 1. 1911. Type: Japan. Prov. Kii, Hiraigodani in Chikanomura, Nishimuro-gun, Dec. 1, 1908, K. Minakata s.n.
Plants very small. Stems and leaves extremely reduced, often resting on green protonemata. Male plants tiny, leaves irregularly ovate, clam-shell-shaped; female plants slightly larger, less than 1.0 mm high. Leaves broadly ovate or ovate-lanceolate, thin and soft, hyaline, ciliate at margins; costa absent; leaf cells shortly rectangular or oblong-ovate. Sporophytes ca. 10 mm high. Setae reddish brown, often densely papillose, stout, 2.5–5.0 mm long, straight or slightly curved; capsules yellowish brown to brownish, oblong-ovoid, 3–5 mm × 1.5–2.0 mm, not flattened on the upper surface, dorsal and ventral sides not differentiated, inclined, necks not distinct; stomata superficial; mouths narrowed, ca. 1.0 mm in diameter; opercula bluntly conic, ca. 1.0 mm high; annuli weakly differentiated; exostome reduced, short; endostome white, membrane-like, much better developed, ca. 0.5 mm long, 16-plicate, pleated cone shaped, papillose. Calyptrae small, ca. 0.8 mm long, only covering the operculum, naked. Spores ca. 10–15 µm in diameter, finely papillose.
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