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Published In: The Bryologist 3(2): 19. 1900. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Claopodium pellucinerve (Mitt.) Best (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Claopodium pellucinerve (Mitt.) Best (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: mostly on shady moist rocks or soil, rarely on rotten logs or tree trunks; alt. 1900–3400 m.
Distribution: China, Korea, Japan, Pakistan, and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, Luteyn 1847c (MO, NY, PE), P. C. Wu 87 (PE). Jilin: An-tu Co., Koponen 37223 (NY); Mt. Changbai, B.-D. Xin 0264 (MO). Liaoning: Kuan-ding Co., Buck 23641 (NY). NE China: Zhanghekou, H. Sasaoka 3945 (PE), P. V. Sinzev s.n. (PE). Shaanxi: Ao-wo Co., M-X. Zhang 496 (MO); Huashan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen et al. 5 (MO, PE); Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4479 (MO); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen et al. 29 (MO, PE); Mt. Taibai, M.-X. Zhang 61 (MO); Ning-shan Co., P.-C. Chen et al. 82 (MO, PE); Zhou-zhi Co., M.-X. Zhang 507 (MO). Sichuan: Ma-er-kang Co., Redfearn 35022 (as Claopodium aciculum, MO, NY); Song-pan Co., S. He 30463a (MO), Redfearn 35212 (MO, NY); Yanyuan to Yalung, Handel-Mazzetti 2186 (PE). Yunnan: Wei-xi Co., J.-X. Xi 510 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is easily distinguished from other species of Claopodium by its rhomboidal and densely multipapillose leaf cells.


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5. Claopodium pellucinerve (Mitt.) Best 多疣麻羽藓 duo-you ma-yu xian
Bryologist 3: 19. 1900. Leskea pellucinerve Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 130. 1859. Syntypes. India: Northwest Himalayas, Simla, Thomson 1125, 1132, 1146.
Claopodium papillicaule (Broth.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1009. 1908. Thuidium papillicaule Broth., Hedwigia 38: 245. 1899.
Claopodium piliferum Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1. 133: 578. 1924. Type. China: Sichuan (Setschwan), Yen-yuen (Yan-yuan), Handel-Mazzetti 2186 (isotype BM).
Claopodium pugionifolium (Broth.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1009. 1908. Thuidium pugionifolium Broth. & Par., Rev. Bryol. 31: 59. 1904.
Claopodium subpiliferum (Lindb. & Arn.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1009. 1908. Anomodon subpilifer Lindb. & Arn., Kongl. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 23(10): 111. 1890.
Claopodium tenuissimum Dix., Rev. Bryol., n.s. 1: 187. 1928. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Teou-mou-kong & Fang-yang-soeur, Licent 133b (holotype BM).
Plants small to medium-sized, sometimes slender, yellowish green to brownish green, forming interwoven mats. Stems creeping, up to ca. 5 cm long, irregularly pinnately branched; central strand present; stems and branches densely minutely papillose. Stem leaves and branch leaves differentiated; stem leaves ovate-triangular, gradually narrowed to a filiform acumen from a wide base, 1.0–1.5 mm long; leaf margins papillose; costa vanishing near leaf apex, papillose on back; median leaf cells rhomboidal to elliptical, ca. 20 µm × 10 µm, thin-walled, densely multipapillose; apical leaf cells narrow, hyaline, smooth; branch leaves oblong, apex caudate, costa reaching above midleaf; basal median cells hyaline, smooth. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves oblong, abruptly narrowed toward an elongate acumen, costa distinct, leaf cells smooth. Setae elongate; capsules ovoid; peristome double; typical in the genus. Spores spherical, ca. 15–20 µm in diameter, finely papillose.


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