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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 20: 241. 1962. (Acta Phytotax. Geobot.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Gollania philippinensis (Broth.) Nog. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Gollania philippinensis (Broth.) Nog. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rocks, rarely on soil in forests; alt. 700–3600 m.
Distribution: China and the Philippines.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jiangxi: Mt. Jinggang, E.-Z. Bai 37898 (IFSBH). Sichuan: Ya-an Co., C. Gao et al. 17310, 17336, 17348 (all in IFSBH). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., S. He 36062, 36192, 36481 (all in MO); Taiwan Univ. Forest Station, Ogasawara & Lusawa s.n. (PE). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 8873 (PE). Zhejiang: Mt. Western Tianmu, M. Zang 203 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the golden yellowish plants, large and terete stems, strongly concave leaves that are suddenly narrowed to a short acumen, and by the inner perichaetial leaves with thick-walled and porose cells.


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7. Gollania philippinensis(Broth.) Nog.   菲律宾粗枝藓   fei lü bin cu zhi xian
Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 20: 241. 1962. Elmeriobryum philippinense Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 202. 1925. Type: the Philippines. Luzon, Benguet, Elmer 8374.
Elmeriobryum assimile Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 11: 204. 1925.
Isotheciopsis formosica Broth. & Yas., Rev. Bryol. 53: 3. 1926.
Elmeriobryum formosanum Broth., Ann. Bryol. 1: 21. 1928.
Elmeriobryum formosanum var. minus Broth., Ann. Bryol. 1: 21. 1928.
Plants medium-sized, pale yellowish green or pale brownish green or golden brown. Stems prostrate, up to 7 cm long, irregularly or pinnately branched; stem rounded in cross section; leafy stems and branches terete; branches unequal in length, ca. 1 cm long; pseudoparaphyllia triangular, 5–11 cells wide at base. Stem leaves not clearly differentiated; dorsal leaves erect, slightly falcate or reflexed at apex, strongly concave, ovate-lanceolate, 1.4–1.6 mm × 0.6–0.7 mm, nearly cordate at base, abruptly narrowed to a short acumen; margins recurved above the base, decurrent, entire; costae double, short, faint, reaching 1/5–1/4 the leaf length, separate at base; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 40–55 µm × 2–3 µm, thick-walled, smooth; alar cells moderately, rarely distinctly, differentiated, in 3–5 longitudinal rows, 6–8 transverse rows; ventral leaves plane at apex; branch leaves smaller, 1.0–1.2 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm. Inner perichaetial leaves reflexed at apex, costae 2 or 1, cells thick-walled, porose. Setae 3.5–4.5 cm long; capsules horizontal, ovoid, slightly curved, 1.5–2.2 mm × 1.0–1.2 mm; cilia 2. Spores 16–25 µm in diameter.
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