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Published In: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 3: 397. f. 6: 14–23. 1981. (Acta Bot. Yunnan.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Fabronia papillidens C. Gao (Figs. 8–16.)
Map: Fabronia papillidens C. Gao (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks or rock surfaces in open area or in forests; alt. 3600 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Xizang: Long-zi Co., Zhunba, M. Zang 1145 (HKAS).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is similar to Fabronia pusilla, but differs in having oblong-hexagonal exothecial cells and long-spinulose ending leaf costa.

 

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6. Fabronia papillidensC. Gao 疣齿碎米藓  you-chi sui-mi xian
Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3(4): 397. 1981. Type. China: Xizang, Cha-yu Co., M. Zang 1195 (holotype IFSBH; isotype HKAS).
 
Plants slender, brownish green, weakly glossy, in delicate cushions. Stems creeping, irregularly branched; branches erect; rhizoids in tufts. Leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate, single-cell ciliate at apex; leaf margins plane, serrate with single-celled cilia above; costa slender, ending in the middle of leaf, with single-celled spines on the back; leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 55–65 µm × 7–10 µm, thin-walled; alar cells quadrate or rectangular, 10–20 µm × 9–10 µm. Perichaetial leaves widely lanceolate, with sharp teeth at apex. Setae up to 4 mm long, yellowish brown; capsules shortly cylindrical; exothecial cells oblong-hexagonal; annuli undifferentiated; peristome teeth lingulate, short, papillose. Spores not seen.
 
 
 
 
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