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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 tonkinensis (Broth. & Paris) Broth. (Figs. 10–18.)
Map: Cyathophorella tonkinensis (Broth. & Paris) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on bases of trees or tree trunks and on rocks or soil.
Distribution: China, Japan, Himalayas, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Nan-jing Co., M. Zang 84 (PE, SYS). Guangdong: Long-men Co., Z.-H. Li 83, 125, 133, 174, 211 (SYS); Mt. Luo-fu, Metcalf 17679 (SYS). Guangxi: Long-shen Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Lin 182, 782 (PE, SYS). Hainan: Mt. Bawangling, P.-J. Lin & L. Zhang s.n. (IBSC, MO); Mt. Diaoloushan, Z.-H. Li 77-2978, 3265 (SYS); Mt. Jianfengling, P.-C. Chen et al. 338a (PE, SYS). Taiwan: Anmashan (Mt.), Iwatsuki & Sharp 3149 (IBSC, NICH); Tai-bei Co., M.-J. Lai 8344 (MO, SYS, TAI); Tao-yuen Co., M.-J. Lai & J. E. Lewis 0293 (MO). Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, C.-W. Wang 9576, 9579, 9583 (PE, SYS); W.-X. Xu 31, 11105, 11404 (PE, SYS); Gaoligongshan, M.-Z. Wang 9091c (PE); Ying-jiang Co., J.-X. Luo & M.-Z. Wang 813001f (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its lateral leaves with spines or gross teeth and by its leaf margins that are distinctly bordered.


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8. Cyathophorella tonkinensis (Broth. & Par.) Broth. 粗齿雉尾藓 cu-chi zhi-wei xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 278. 1925. Cyathophorum tonkinense Broth. & Par., Rev. Bryol. 35: 46. 1908. Type. Vietnam: Tonkin, Eberhardt s.n.
Cyathophorella japonica (Broth.) Broth., Oefvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9): 31. 1921. Cyathophorum japonicum Broth. in Card., Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève ser. 2, 3: 279. 1911.
Cyathophorella serrulata P.-C. Chen, Gen. Musc. Sin. 2: 134. 1978, nom. inval.
Plants large, dark green. Primary stems prostrate, with tomentose rhizoids at base; secondary stems erect or erect-spreading, usually simple, sometimes branched near apex, ca. 6 cm high, 1 cm wide; filamentous, orange-red gemmae sometimes in clusters near branch apices. Leaves plane, lateral leaves ovate-rounded, slightly asymmetric, ca. 4.8 mm × 1.9 mm, acuminate; leaf margins bordered, hyaline, serrate, entire at base; amphigastria ovate, acuminate, ca. 2.7 mm × 1.4 mm; costa short, often forked; laminal cells rhomboidal; leaf marginal cells often with sharp teeth near the apex, the length of teeth up to 150 µm, gradually elongate toward margins at base. Perichaetial leaves small, narrow. Setae short, ca. 2 mm long; capsules cylindrical, ca. 2.6 mm long, 1.1 mm in diameter; peristome teeth two layers, well developed. Spores papillose, ca. 30 µm in diameter.


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