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Published In: Bolletino della Società Botanica Italiana 1897: 73. 1897. (Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Levierella fabroniacea Müll. Hal. (Figs. 8–12.)
Map: Levierella fabroniacea Müll. Hal. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks or tree trunks.
Distribution: China, India, Nepal, and South Africa.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Wen-chuan Co., Allen 6724 (MO), Redfearn 34854 (MO); Ya-jiang Co., Handel-Mazzetti 2080 (H). Yunnan: An-ning Co., Koponen 37976 (H, MO); Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 15 (HKAS); Chu-xiong Co., Redfearn et al. 1767 (MO); Da-li Co., Redfearn et al. 1461 (MO); Kun-ming City, Handel-Mazzetti 8607 (H), Redfearn et al. 1991 (MO); Lu-nan Co., Redfearn et al. 2269 (MO); Song-ming Co. Redfearn et al. 2020 (MO); Wei-shan Co., Redfearn et al. 1202 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 319 (MO).
 

 

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1. Levierella fabroniacea C. Müll. 白翼藓 bai-yi xian
Boll. Soc. Bot. Ital. 1897: 73. 1897. Type. India: 13 XII 1895, Gollan s.n.
 
Plants slender, green or yellowish green, not glossy or weakly glossy, in loosely tufted patches. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched; main branches slender, erect or ascending, secondary branches erect, julaceous, secund at the apex when dry. Leaves imbricate, concave, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate at the apex, 1.3 mm × 0.6 mm; margins plane, serrulate near the apex; costa single, ending about midleaf; leaf cells oblong-elliptic or narrowly rhomboidal, 24–38 µm × 4–8 µm, basal cells shorter and broader; alar cells quadrate in numerous rows. Autoicous. Sporophytes on main branches. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, long acuminate toward the apex. Setae erect, 0.8 mm long, yellowish brown; capsules erect, shortly cylindrical; opercula conic; annuli differentiated; peristome appearing single, endostome lacking; exostome teeth lanceolate, not cross-striolate. Spores spherical, small.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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