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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1073. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Ctenidium pinnatum (Broth. & Paris) Broth. (Figs. 1–15.)
Map: Ctenidium pinnatum (Broth. & Paris) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, rotten wood, rarely on thin soil over rocks; alt. 1450–3600 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guizhou: Hui-xiang-ping, Q.-Y. Jiao 827 (PE); Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 32026 (IFSBH); Sui-yang Co., C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 33015, 33075, 33110, 33130Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2409 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 5583 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. Fengyang, X. Zhang 94311 (HSNU). (all in IFSBH). Jiangxi: Mt. Sanqing, E.-Z. Bai 37601, 37589, 37626 (all in IFSBH). Sichuan: Omei Co., Allen 6485 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by its small plants, densely pinnately branched stems, and gradually acuminate and falcate stem leaves.


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9. Ctenidium pinnatum (Broth. & Par.) Broth.   羽枝梳藓   yu zhi shu xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1073. 1908. Stereodon pinnatus Broth. & Par., Bull. Herb. Boissier, ser. 2, 2: 991. 1902. Type: Japan. Liou Kiou (Ryukyu Is.), Faurie 1325.
Ctenidium plumulosum Bartr., Ann. Bryol. 8: 20. 1936, hom. illeg.
Plants small, soft, pale yellowish green. Stems prostrate, 1.5–2.5 cm long, pinnately to subpinnately branched; branches dense, flattened, lax, curved, 4–6 mm long; pseudoparaphyllia triangular or nearly so. Stem leaves erect-spreading or curved, slightly falcate-secund, 1.0–1.4 mm × 0.7–0.8 mm, broadly ovate-lanceolate, gradually acuminate, sometimes twisted at apex, cordate at base, long-decurrent, rarely plicate; margins recurved above, sometimes rugose, serrulate throughout; costae double, ca. 1/5 the leaf length, or absent; median leaf cells 40–45 µm × 4–5 µm, prorate, thick-walled; alar cells quadrate or shortly rectangular, thick-walled, decurrent alar cells distinctly differentiated, rectangular; branch leaves flattened, slightly falcate, 0.8–1.0 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm, broadly ovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, sometimes reflexed above, ovate- to triangular-lanceolate, rarely twisted at slender apex, serrulate above, costae single or forked, ca. 1/3 the leaf length, median cells thick-walled, porose. Setae 1.0–1.5 cm long, reddish brown, smooth; capsules horizontal, ovoid or ellipsoid, ca. 1 mm × 0.5 mm; opercula shortly rostrate. Spores 14–18 µm in diameter.


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