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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 278. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Cyathophorella burkillii (Dixon) Broth. (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Cyathophorella burkillii (Dixon) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks.
Distribution: China and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., X.-Y. Hu 0873 (PE).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is very close to Cyathophorella hookeriana, but the leaf apices of C. burkillii are denticulate. Gangulee (1977) suggested that C. burkillii be treated as a variety of C. hookeriana (Griff.) Fleisch. X.-Y. Hu (1991) first reported C. burkillii from Mt. Jinfu, Chongqing City.
 

 

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1. Cyathophorella burkillii (Dix.) Broth.   黄雉尾藓  huang zhi-wei xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 278. 1925. Cyathophorum burkillii Dix., Rec. Bot. Surv. India 6: 67. pl. 1, f. 1; pl. 2, f. 9. 1914. Type. India: Abor District, Burkill 37737.
 
Primary stems short, tomentose; secondary stems yellowish, erect, usually simple, branches ca. 5 cm high, 8 mm wide, often caudate at apices, sometimes clusters of filamentous gemmae present at branch apices, ca. 0.5 mm long. Lateral leaves flattened when wet, ovate, long acuminate, asymmetric, ca. 4.8 mm × 1.9 mm, densely arranged; leaf margins distinctly bordered, denticulate at the apex; costa single, short, bifid above; amphigastria in one row, rounded, with a long acuminate apex, similar to lateral leaves in shape, ca. 2.8 mm × 1.8 mm; costa single, very short; laminal cells elongate-rhomboidal, with porose walls, polygonal toward leaf base; leaf margins bordered by 2 rows of elongate cells. Perichaetial leaves gradually narrowed to an acuminate apex. Setae 4–5 mm long, curved; capsules ca. 2.8 mm long, 0.58 mm in diameter; opercula long rostrate; peristome well developed. Spores 15–18 µm in diameter.
 
 
 
 
 
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