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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 483. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Noguchi 1994, fig. 530, B (as Hylocomium brevirostre var. cavifolium).
Map: Loeskeobryum cavifolium (Sande Lac.) M. Fleisch. ex Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
Habitat: mostly on cliffs, thin soil over rocks, or on bases of tree trunks.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
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Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Jin-zhai Co., Z.-M. Zeng T0107 (MO); Mt. Huang, P.-C. Chen et al. 6766, 6795c, 6798b, 6807, 6809, 6862, 6875, 6859, 6890, 6906, 6983, 6986, 7002, 7006, 7012, 7031, 7037, 7051, 7193, 7223, 7427 (all in PE), P.-C. Chen et al. 7246 (MO, PE), Z.-L. Wan & J.-X. Luo 9236 (MO). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, D.-K. Li & C.-H. Gao 13131-a (PE, SHM). Guizhou: Mt. Fanjing, Bourell 4697 (MO). Heilongjiang: Hai-lin Co., C. Gao et al. 9140 (MO). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, P.-C. Chen 44, 53 (both in PE). Taiwan: Ilan Co., C.-C. Chuang 1947 (PE).



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2. Loeskeobryum cavifolium(Sande Lac.) Fleisch. ex Broth.   船叶假蔓藓   chuan ye jia man xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 483. 1925. Hylocomium brevirostre var. cavifolium (Sande Lac.) Nog., J. Jap. Bot. 36: 117. 1961. Hylocomium cavifolium Sande Lac., Ann. Mus. Bot. Lugduno-Batavum 3: 308. 1867 [1868]. Type: Japan.
Hylocomium brevirostre (Brid.) Schimp. in B.S.G. var. lutschianum Broth. & Par. in Par., Bull. Herb. Boiss., ser. 2, 2: 992. 1902, nom. nud.
Plants robust, brownish green, often glossy. Main stems reddish brown, ca. 10 cm long or longer, with numerous innovated branchlets yearly, irregularly branched or sub-pinnately branched; branches broadly spreading, with a piliform apex; pseudoparaphyllia foliose, forked. Stem leaves imbricate, oblong-ovate, abruptly constricted into a long-acuminate apex, strongly concave, rarely plicate, ca. 4.0 mm × 1.5 mm, cordately clasping at base, reddish brown; margins serrate, sharply toothed above; costae double, thin or weak, disappearing at 1/3 the leaf length or shorter; branch leaves smaller than stem leaves, ca. 2.0 mm × 0.8 mm; margins serrate; median leaf cells linear, 50–65 µm × 4–5 mm, thin-walled, not clearly pitted; basal cells rectangular, 40–55 µm × 5–7 mm, thick-walled, pitted. Inner perichaetial leaves lanceolate, gradually long-acuminate at apex, ca. 3.0 mm long, ecostate, margins serrulate; paraphyses numerous. Setae 10–25 mm long, twisted, reddish brown; capsules suberect or inclined, oblong-ovoid, 1.8–2.2 mm × 1.0–1.3 mm, with a small apophysis, slightly furrowed when dry; annuli differentiated; opercula conic, rostrate, 1.0–1.2 mm long; exostome teeth ca. 0.65 mm long, brownish below; endostome segments as high as the teeth, perforated; cilia 2, shorter than segments. Calyptrae cucullate, ca. 3 mm long. Spores 15–22 µm in diameter.


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