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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1181. 1923. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustrations: Bartram 1939, fig. 398; Noguchi 1994, fig. 477, A (as Aptychella robusta).

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Map: Clastobryopsis robusta (Broth.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Habitat: on twigs or tree trunks; alt. 2990 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Papua New Guinea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., Q.-Z. Rao KF16 (MO, PE). Guangxi:Rong-shui Co., G.-R. Long & C.-M. Zhang GSY026f, H089, L89019 (all in PE), Y. Jia 00279 (PE). Guizhou:Sui-yang Co., X.-L. He 01228 (PE). Taiwan: Tai-zhong Co., Z.-K. Wang 672 (UBC). Yunnan:Dulong river, M.-Z. Wang 9825a, 9925a, 11097A (all in PE); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9660b (PE); Kunming City, Redfearn et al. 2001 (MO, PE); Meng-hai Co., Y. Jia 01276 (PE), M.-Z. Wang 52163, 52172 (both in PE).


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3. Clastobryopsis robusta(Broth.) Fleisch.   粗枝拟疣胞藓   cu zhi ni you bao xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1181. 1923. Aptychella robusta (Broth.) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1671. 1923. Clastobryum robustum Broth., Philipp. J. Sci. 5: 155. 1910. Type: the Philippines. Luzon, McGregor 8912.
Clastobryum heterocladum (Fleisch.) Dix., J. Bot. 79: 74. 1941. Aptychella heteroclada (Fleisch.) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1671. 1923. Clastobryopsis heteroclada Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1181. 1923.
Plants coarse, brownish green, loose or in dense mats. Main stems prostrate, irregularly branched, branches 0.8–2.7 cm long with leaves loosely arranged, erect, sometimes with broad, complanate caudate apices. Leaves erect-patent, stem leaves ovate-lanceolate, branch leaves broadly ovate, frequently plicate, with slender acumina, broadly decurrent at base, often concave, more than 2 mm long; leaf margins involute throughout, strongly involute near acumen, entire or weakly toothed; costae double, short and faint, sometimes absent; upper branch leaves broadly ovate, strongly concave, margins not involute; leaf cells narrowly oblong to linear, 45–60 mm × ca. 5 mm, strongly thickened, often pitted, smooth; alar cells brownish to purple, numerous, quadrate or rectangular, unevenly thickened, not all cells inflated. Propagula brown, smooth, borne in leaf axils, composed of 16–22 cells. Sporophytes not seen.
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