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Published In: Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 58: 31. 1955. (Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/23/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Cyathophorella subspinosa P.C. Chen (Figs. 1–9.)
Map: Cyathophorella subspinosa P.C. Chen (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rocks.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: De-hua Co., P.-Z. Zheng 646 (IBSC, SYS). Guangdong: Dian-bai Co., Z.-F. Wei et al. 02 (IBSC, SYS); Huai-ji Co., S.-Q. Chen 2 (PE); Lian-ping Co., B.-J. Lin 1405 (IBSC, SYS); Yang-chuan Co., H.-G. Ye 001 (IBSC, SYS). Hainan: Mt. Jianfengling, B.-J. Lin & L. Zhang 696, 725 (IBSC). Yunnan: He-kuo Co., W.-M. Zhu 57 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is similar to Cyathophorella spinosa in having indistinct borders at leaf margins, but differs in having ecostate amphigastria.


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6. Cyathophorella subspinosa P.-C. Chen   刺叶雉尾藓 ce-ye zhi-wei xian
Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 58: 31. 1955. Type. China: Guangxi (Kwangsi), Li-kiang (Lung-tschou), Da-ching-schan, ca. 800 m, P.-C. Chen 25 (holotype PE).
Plants robust, rigid, dark green. Primary stems prostrate; secondary stems usually simple, only branched at tips, caudate; filamentous gemmae often growing on leaves. Lateral leaves crisped when dry, spreading when wet, lanceolate, becoming narrower near base, asymmetric, ca. 5 mm × 1.5 mm, leaf margins irregularly spinosely teethed, each tooth consisting of 1–3 cells; costa weak, single or forked; laminal cells oval-polygonal, becoming narrower toward leaf margins; amphigastria small, symmetric, ecostate.


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