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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 3: 1073. 1908. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Lopidium struthiopteris (Brid.) M. Fleisch. (Figs. 13–24.)
Map: Lopidium struthiopteris (Brid.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks.
Distribution: China, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sir Lanka, Indian Ocean, the Philippines, New Guinea, and New Caledonia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hainan: Mt. Jianfengling, P.-C. Chen et al. 142 (PE), P.-C. Wu et al. 85058 (PE); Mt. Diaoluo, Z.-H. Li 77-2665, 77-3089 (SYS); Mt. Bawangling, Redfearn et al. 36229 (IBSC, MO). Taiwan: Tai-pei Co. (see M.-J. Lai 1976).



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2. Lopidium struthiopteris (Brid.) Fleisch. 爪哇雀尾藓 zhao-wa que-wei xian
Musci Buitenzorg 3: 1073. 1908. Hypopterygium struthiopteris (Brid.) Brid., Bryol. Univ. 2: 716. 1827. Hypnum struthiopteris Brid., Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 2: 87. 1812. Type. Réunion: Borbon.
Hypopterygium javanicum (Hampe) Jaeg., Ber. Thatigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1874–75: 150. 1876. Lopidium javanicum Hampe, Linnaea 38: 672. 1874.
Hypopterygium subpennaeforme Kindb., Hedwigia 40: 282. 1901.
Primary stems creeping; secondary stems erect, slender, yellowish green or dark green, not glossy, mostly regularly branched; central strand absent. Lateral leaves ovate-ligulate, asymmetric, 1.0–1.5 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm, acuminate to acute at apex; leaf margins slightly incurved; distinctly bordered, nearly entire, only serrulate at apex; costa stout, reaching the apex; laminal cells irregularly rounded, 11–14 µm wide, cell walls porose, strongly collenchymatous; amphigastria small, ovate-lanceolate, symmetric, 0.6–1.2 mm × 0.2–0.4 mm, long acuminate at apex, entire, slightly bordered. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves long slender, oblong-ovate at base, gradually narrowed to an acuminate apex, nearly entire; costa stout, ending at apex or percurrent; lamina cells hexagonal, incrassate, walls porose. Setae short, mammillose or papillose above; capsules small, erect or slightly inclined; annuli absent; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, papillose above, densely striate in lower parts; endostome segments linear; cilia absent. Calyptrae small, mitriform. Spores small, finely papillose.


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