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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1048. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Ctenidium serratifolium (Cardot) Broth. (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Ctenidium serratifolium (Cardot) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on rocks, tree trunks or rotten wood; alt. 400–1600 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: She-xian Co., W.-Y. Zheng 96 (HSNU). Guangdong: Ying-de Co., X.-H. Xu 16 (PE). Guangxi: Xing-an Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 1241 (IFSBH). Guizhou: Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 32958 (IFSBH). Hainan: Lin-shui Co., Reese 17950 (MO); Mt. Erzhi, Bryology Exped. Team 2232 (PE). Hunan: Yi-zhang Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 960 (IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Sanqing, E.-Z. Bai 37215 (IFSBH). Zhejiang: Wu-yan-ling, R.-L. Zhu 978 (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
According to Nishimura (1985), a few specimens recorded for Taiwan as Ctenidium enerve (Herz. & Nog.) Kanda (basionym, Campylium enerve Herz. & Nog.) were misidentified and they belong to C. serratifolium.


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10. Ctenidium serratifolium (Card.) Broth.   齿叶梳藓   chi ye shu xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1048. 1908. Campylium serratifolium (Card.) Herz. & Nog., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 67. 1955. Ectropothecium serratifolium Card., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 19(2): 145. 1905. Type: China. Taiwan, Faurie 42.
Plants small to medium-sized, pale yellowish green to yellowish green. Stems prostrate or ascending, 2–3 cm long, pinnately or irregularly pinnately branched; branches dense or remote, flattened or ascending, straight or curved, ca. 8 mm long; pseudoparaphyllia triangular to narrowly triangular, shortly acuminate. Stem leaves erect-spreading, slightly falcate, ovate- to narrowly triangular-lanceolate, 1.2–1.5 mm × 0.5–0.7 mm, slenderly acuminate, sometimes reflexed at apex, cordate at base, shortly decurrent; margins recurved above, rarely rugose, serrulate throughout; costae double, reaching 1/5–1/4 the leaf length; median leaf cells 40–60 µm × 3–4 µm, thick-walled, rarely porose; alar cells shortly rectangular, thick-walled; the decurrent alar cells not differentiated, rectangular; branch leaves somewhat flattened, erect-spreading, 1.1–1.3 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm, narrowly ovate-lanceolate. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, sometimes slightly recurved above, triangular- or ovate-lanceolate, slightly plicate, slenderly acuminate, reflexed at apex, serrulate above, costae double, separate at base, ca. 1/4 the leaf length, median cells thick-walled. Setae ca. 2.5 cm long, reddish brown, smooth; capsules horizontal, ovoid to ellipsoid, 1.0–1.4 mm × 0.4–0.7 mm, slightly curved. Spores 12–17 µm in diameter.


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