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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 19: 266. f. 11–14. 1981. (Acta Phytotax. Sin.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.K. Li (Figs. 9–14.)
Map: Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.K. Li (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks and rotten wood; alt. 2700–3000 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: See the type specimen cited above.

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex differs from P. formosicum var. formosicum by the smooth and less asymmetric leaves with rather slightly curved leaf apices and entire margins.


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5b. Plagiothecium formosicum var. rectiapex D.-K. Li   台湾棉藓直叶变种   tai wan mian xian zhi ye bian zhong
Acta Phytotax. Sin. 19. 2: 266. 1981. Type: China. Xizang, Jia-li (Ba-ga) Co., M. Zang 1965 (holotype HKAS).
Plants slender, soft, bright green, glossy. Stems irregularly branched. All leaves asymmetric, shortly ovate-lanceolate, slightly curved at apex, narrowly decurrent at base; margins entire; costae short, forked, unequal in length; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal; basal cells lax; alar regions decurrent, consisting of 2 rows of rectangular cells. Brood bodies hyaline, present at leaf apex. Sporophytes not seen.
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