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Published In: Revisio Generum Plantarum 2: 835. 1891. (5 Nov 1891) (Revis. Gen. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Cyclodictyon blumeanum (Müll. Hal.) Kuntze (Figs. 1–6.)
Map: Cyclodictyon blumeanum (Müll. Hal.) Kuntze (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on rotten logs and rocks covered with soil beside streamlets; alt. 820 m.
Distribution: This species is widespread and common in Malaysia, reaching as far as the Pacific Islands and Australasia. It appears to be rare in China, being known only from the offshore Islands, Taiwan and Hainan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Qiong-zhong Co., Mt. Wu-zhi, P.-J. Lin et al. 2544 (FH, IBSC). Taiwan: Chia-yi Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 3, no. 62] (MO); Nan-tou Co., Chitou, M.-J. Lai 11538 (NICH).


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1. Cyclodictyon blumeanum (C. Müll.) O. Kuntze 南亚圆网藓 nan-ya yuan-wang xian
Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 835. 1891. Hookeria blumeana C. Müll., Syn. Musc. Frond. 2: 676. 1851. Type. Indonesia: Java.
Plants mat-forming, light green when dry. Stems irregularly branched, primary branches 15–17 mm long, 2.0–2.5 mm wide with leaves, in cross section with transparent, parenchymatous cells, central strand absent. Leaves complanately arranged, wrinkled when dry, ovate to oblong-lanceolate, 1.5–1.7 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm, acute, acuminate to mucronate; costae double, long, reaching 3/5 of the laminal length; margins plane, entire, toothed apically, with a strongly differentiated border, consisting of mostly two rows of linear cells; leaf cells large, rounded, oval-hexagonal to shortly rhomboidal, 45–67(–78) µm × 27–31 µm, smooth, thin-walled, becoming smaller at apex, rectangular at leaf base. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves much smaller in size, ovate, acuminate, ecostate. Sporophytes not seen in Chinese material. Based on Philippine specimens: Setae about 2 cm long; capsules oblong-ovoid, about 1.0–1.3 mm long, horizontal; exostome teeth transversely striolate, with a wide median gap. Calyptrae naked, mitrate, with laciniate basal margin. Spores not seen.
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