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Published In: Journal of Bryology 11: 249. f. 2. 1980. (J. Bryol.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/31/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodon pylaisioides R.L. Hu & Y.F. Wang (Figs. 1–7.)
Map: Entodon pylaisioides R.L. Hu & Y.F. Wang (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks and rocks; alt. unknown.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jiangxi: Mt. Sanqing, X.-M. Zhao 1676 (HSNU). Xizang: Ba-ga, M. Zang 1935 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Entodon pylaisioides is similar to E. divergens, but it differs by the absence of inflated alar cells and the smooth apical tips of exostome teeth.


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21. Entodon pylaisioides R.-L. Hu & Y.-F. Wang   锦叶绢藓   jing ye juan xian
J. Bryol. 11: 249. 1980. Type: China. Xizang, Yadong Co., M. Zang 235 (holotype HKAS).
Plants medium-sized to rather large, yellowish green, glossy, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, 3–6 cm long, complanate. Stem and branch leaves similar, oblong-lanceolate, 2.1–2.4 mm × 0.5–0.7 mm, gradually acuminate; margins entire; costae absent; median leaf cells linear, 60–80 µm × 8–10 µm; alar cells numerous, quadrate to shortly rectangular. Autoicous. Setae 8–10 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect; annuli absent; exostome teeth lanceolate, vertically striolate except in top 3–4 plates; endostome segments linear, shorter than the teeth, smooth. Spores not seen.
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