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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 123. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Homomallium yuennanense Broth. (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Homomallium yuennanense Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on stones in flood plain, grassland, thin soil over rocks, trunks or bushes; alt. 1600–5200 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Ba-tang Co., S. He 31345, 31581 (both in MO, PE); Mi-yi Co., L.-S. Wang 83-585 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., P.-Q. Li & Q. Xia 24108 (PE); Nan-ping Co., S. He 30045 (MO); Ning-nan Co., L.-S. Wang 83-1605 (HKAS); Ya-zui, K.-K. Chen 675 (HKAS), C. Gao 19924, 20054, 21025 (all in IFSBH). Xizang: Ba-qing Co., K.-Y. Zhao 53c (PE); Jia-yu Distr., M. Zang 1000, 9946 (both in HKAS); Shuang-hu Co., K.-Y. Lang 1338, 1345, 1385 (all in PE); Zan-da Co., Z.-C. Ni 76-3 (PE); Zou-gong Co., M.-Z. Wang 14583c, 14618g (both in PE). Yunnan: Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 87a (YUKU); Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 674 (HKAS); Jing-hong Co., Magill et al. 7804 (MO); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85-65 (HKAS); Meng-hai Co., Magill et al. 7919 (MO); Mt. Yulong, X.-J. Li 85-226 (HKAS); Nan-hua Co., L.-S. Wang 5 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 514 (MO).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Homomallium yuennanense is distinguished from other species in the genus by having slightly recurved leaf margins, prorate leaf cells, and slenderly acuminate leaf apices that are usually ending in 1–3 uniseriate cells.


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7. Homomallium yuennanense Broth.   云南毛灰藓   yun-nan mao hui xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 123. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Chungtien, Handel-Mazzetti 7814.
Plants slender, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense patches. Stems creeping, with many reddish brown rhizoids at base; irregularly or subpinnately branched; branches erect or curved, ca. 2–4 mm long. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, concave, broadly ovate-lanceolate, suddenly narrowed to a slenderly acuminate apex, 0.9 mm × 0.3 mm; margins entire, slightly recurved; costae double, short, occasionally single or indistinct; median and upper leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal to linear-rhomboidal, 40–50 µm × 4 µm, prorate; basal cells yellowish; alar cells small, brownish, in 3–5 rows, with 6–13 cells extending along the margins. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves broadly ovate-lanceolate, serrulate near the apex, costae double. Setae ca. 1.1 cm long, reddish brown, smooth; capsules horizontal, asymmetric, oblong-ovoid, 1.3 mm × 0.6 mm; perfect double peristome with 1–2 cilia. Spores 15–20 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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