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Published In: Die Natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien I(3): 1027. 1908. (Nat. Pflanzenfam.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Homomallium connexum (Cardot) Broth. (Figs. 1–16.)
Map: Homomallium connexum (Cardot) Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on trunks or thin soil over rocks; alt. 1140–4600 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, and Russian Far East.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Jiuhua, X.-Z. Sun 252 (WH). Heilongjiang: unknown collector 1931 (IFSBH). Hubei: Ba-dong Co., H.-C. Zhou 20 (XBGH). Hunan: Yong-shun Co., W.-G. Yi 13 (XNGH). Nei Mongol: Gen-he, S.-E. Liu 9631 (XBGH). Ningxia: Mt. Helan, M.-D. Jia 2 (WNU, XBGH). Shaanxi: Chang-an Co., M.-X. Zhang & L.-M. Li 86, 596 (both in XBGH); Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4510 (XBGH). Shandong: Mt. Laoshan, C. Gao & E.-Z. Bai 34514 (IFSBH, MO). Shanxi: Guandi Shan (Mt.), Y.-J. Ling s.n. (IFSBH); Ning-wu Co., C. Gao 30842, 30850, 30883, 31195 (all in IFSBH). Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31385 (MO, PE); Dao-cheng Co., S. He 31823 (MO, PE); Du-kou City, L.-S. Wang 302 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23358 (PE); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30038a, 30217 (both in MO, PE); Qian-wei Co., Z.-J. Tian 85-1 (XBGH); Ruo-er-gai Co., S. He 30602b (MO, PE); Xiang-cheng Co., Sichuan Vegetation Team 4407a (MO, PE). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., Shevock 17892 (CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Mt. Bogeda, Tian-chi, J.-C. Zhao 02865, 06118 (both in XBGH); Ruo-qiang Co., Y. Fei 11 (HKAS). Xizang: Lang Co., M. Zang 1929 (HKAS); Long-zi Co., San-an-qu-lin, M. Zang 1363, 1420 (HKAS), Jia-yu Distr., M. Zang 994 (HKAS); Mi-lin Co., Xizang Team 7648, 7553, 7722 (all in HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 916 (HKAS). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 306 (YUKU); Kunming City, Redfearn et al. 2128 (MO); Zhong-tian Co., X.-J. Li 81-995 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Ping-yang Co., Y.-X. Jin 4189 (NAS); West Tianmu Mt., R.-L. Hu 176 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Homomallium connexum is similar to H. adnatum (Hedw.) Broth. from North America, but differs in having acuminate leaf apices and prorate leaf cells.


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1. Homomallium connexum (Card.) Broth.   东亚毛灰藓   dong-ya mao hui xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 1027. 1908. Amblystegium connexum Card., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 17: 39. f. 25. 1934. Type: Japan.
Homomallium denticulatum Dix., Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 7: 113. 1934. Type: China. Liaoning (Ryonei), Mt. Matenrei, 3 Aug. 1931, Kobayasi 3973.
Homomallium hwangshanense P.-C. Chen & P.-C. Wu, Observ. Fl. Hwangshan. 30. f. 4. 1965. Type: China. Anhui, Hwangshan, P.-C. Chen et al. 6620 (holotype PE).
Trachyphyllum kanedea Dix. & Sak. in Sak., Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 53: 64. f. 10. 1939.
Plants slender, yellowish green or dark green. Stems creeping, irregularly or subpinnately branched, sometimes with flagelliform branches at branch tips; branches erect or curved, ca. 0.5 cm long, bluntly shortly acuminate or acuminate. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, ovate-lanceolate or shortly ovate-lanceolate, concave, shortly acuminate or acuminate, 1.0–1.4 mm × 0.40–0.55 mm; margins plane or slightly recurved, entire or serrulate; costa double, somewhat thick, rarely single or branched, ca. 1/3–1/2 the leaf length; median and upper leaf cells hexagonal or narrowly rhombic, 20–30(–40) µm × 4–6 µm, smooth or sometimes prorate; alar cells numerous, quadrate, obscure. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly ovate-lanceolate, shortly acuminate, margins entire or serrulate, costae double, ca. 1/2 the perichaetial leaf length. Setae ca. 1.0–1.5(–2.0) cm long, yellowish brown or reddish brown, sometimes purple; capsules horizontal, 1.5–2.0 mm × 0.6–0.8 mm, oblong-ovoid, curved, constricted at mouth when dry; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome perfect, double, with 1–3 cilia. Spores 13–17 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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