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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de Genève, Sér. 2 4: 381. 1912. (Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève) 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: Rhynchostegium contractum Cardot (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Rhynchostegium contractum Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rocks; alt. 1100–2925 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: He-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 2259 (HSNU). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, D.-K. Li 14845 (SHM). Guizhou: Qing-zheng Co., C.-M. Wang 6110 (PE); Sui-yang Co., C. Gao 33397 (IFSBH). Henan: C. Gao 445 (IFSBH). Hunan: Liu-yang Co., Exped. Team 302 (IBSC). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang 453, 1775 (both in WUK); Cheng-gu Co., M.-X. Zhang 1325 (WUK). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, J.-X. Luo 239a (PE); Shi-xu Co., G.-C. Zhang 34269 (IFSBH); Tian-quan Co., S. He 32092a (MO); Wolong, Y. Xuan 3503 (HKAS). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., S. He 36170, 36386 (both in MO). Yunnan: Fu-gong Co., X.-J. Li 538 (HKAS); Jing-hong Co., Magill et al. 7798, Redfearn 33723 (both in MO); Kunming City, H.-B. Chen 83(8), Y. Xuan 81-8567 (both in HKAS); Liang-he Co., X.-J. Li 77-403 (HKAS); Lu-xi Co., X.-Y. Jia 910139 (HKAS); Wei-xi Co., M. Zang 2030 (HKAS); Yi-liang Co., S.-K. Chen 33887 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. Fengyang, X. Zhang 94077 (HSNU).


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1. Rhynchostegium contractum Cardot   缩叶长喙藓   suo ye chang hui xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 4: 381. 1912. Type: Korea. Isl. Quelpart, Faurie 345.
Rhynchostegium rubrocarinatum Sakurai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 47: 340. 1933.
Plants medium-sized, to ca. 3.5 cm long, pale green to yellowish green, in dense mats. Stem leaves broadly ovate, 2.01–2.79 mm × 0.95–1.26 mm, often curved at apex, distinctly constricted at insertion; margins entire at base, serrulate above; costae reaching mid-leaf or above; median leaf cells linear, 90–103 µm × 7–9 µm, with angled ends; alar cells differentiated, lax, shortly rectangular or hexagonal, extending close to costa at leaf base; branch leaves smaller, similar to stem leaves in shape; margins serrate above; costae slender. Perichaetial leaves ovate-lanceolate. Setae reddish brown; capsules ovoid, more or less curved; peristome normal; cilia 2. Spores not seen.


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