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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 17: 51. f. 63–70. 1980. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Orthomnion piliferum T.J. Kop. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Orthomnion piliferum T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 1800 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., P.-C. Chen 5352 (HKAS).


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6. Orthomnion piliferum T. Kop.   毛枝立灯藓   mao zhi li deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 17: 51. 1980. Type: China. Taiwan, Ilan Co., Mt. Tai-ping-shan, C.-C. Chuang 2101.
Plants epiphytic. Primary stems prostrate, with dense rhizoids nearly throughout; secondary stems erect, ca. 2 cm high. Leaves crowded at top of stems, broadly ovate, elliptical, obovate or spathulate, 3.5–5.0 mm × 2.0–2.5 mm, abruptly acute at apex, often shortly apiculate, narrowed at base; margins entire, narrowly bordered; costae ending above mid-leaf; leaf cells rounded-hexagonal to elliptical, 37–65 µm × 25–35 µm, thin-walled, porose. Dioicous. Setae solitary, ca. 1.0–1.5 cm long, mammillose; capsules erect, cylindrical, ca. 2–4 mm long; opercula rostrate. Calyptrae reddish, smooth.
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