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Published In: Annales Cryptogamici et Phytopathologici (New Delhi) 5: 43. 1981. (Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. (New Delhi)) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Fissidens bryoides var. schmidii (Müll. Hal.) R.S. Chopra & S.S. Kumar (Figs. 9–18.)
Map: Fissidens bryoides var. schmidii (Müll. Hal.) R.S. Chopra & S.S. Kumar (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat: on soil.
Distribution: China, Japan, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the Philippines, and New Guinea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Heilongjiang: C. Gao 1335 (IFSBH, YSY). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., M.-J. Lai 10505 (H). Xizang: Ling-zhi Co., M. Zang 1389a (HKAS, SYS). Yunnan: Teng-chong Co., S.-M. Yu 1685 (HKAS, NICH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
general taxon notes:
This variety is characterized by having dioicous sexuality and small, mammillose cells of the apical laminae (only 4–7 µm long).


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5e. Fissidens bryoides var. schmidii (C. Müll.) Chopra & Kumar     小凤尾藓乳突变种 xiao feng-wei xian ru-tu bian-zhong
Ann. Cryptog. Phytopathol. 5: 43. 1981. Fissidens schmidii C. Müll., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 11: 18. 1853. Type. India: Nilgiri, B. Schmid 43b.
Leafy stems 2.8–11.0 mm long, 1.1–1.7 mm wide; central strand not differentiated; axillary hyaline nodules lacking. Leaves in 5–24 pairs, oblong-lanceolate, 0.8–1.0 mm × 0.2–0.3 mm, acute at apex; base of dorsal laminae wedge-shaped, often slightly decurrent; costa usually percurrent, rarely ending a few cells below apex; vaginant laminae 1¤22¤3 the leaf length, equal; margins entire; limbidia weak, 1 cell thick, usually 1–2 cells wide, usually lacking on the distal part of apical laminae and the proximal part of dorsal laminae, 2–3 cells wide on upper half of vaginant laminae, but not well differentiated on lower half of vaginant laminae; cells of apical and dorsal laminae quadrate to hexagonal, 4–7 µm long, mammillose, thin-walled, obscure; cells of vaginant laminae similar to those of apical and dorsal laminae, but larger and longer, with clear cell walls. Dioicous. Archegonia terminal on stems, 370–400 µm long. Perichaetial leaves somewhat longer than stems leaves, but otherwise undifferentiated.


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