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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 26: 67. 1963. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Taxiphyllum alternans (Cardot) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Taxiphyllum alternans (Cardot) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on moist soil, rocks, rotten wood or tree bases; alt. 560–1700 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Gansu: Wen-xian Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1046 (XBGH). Guizhou: Jiang-kou Co., Mt. Fanjing, C. Gao & J.-Y. Feng 31413, 31778, 31606, 32067 (all in IFSBH); Shui-cheng Co., D.-K. Li 2930 (SHM). Henan: Xi-xia Co., M.-X. Zhang et al. 1867 (XBGH). Shaanxi: Xi-an City, M.-X. Zhang & D.-M. Qiu 1919, 1924, 1946 (all in XBGH).


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1. Taxiphyllum alternans(Card.) Iwats.   互生叶鳞叶藓  hu sheng ye lin ye xian
J. Hattori. Bot. Lab. 26: 67. 1963. Isopterygium alternans Card., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 17: 37. 1904. Type: Japan.
Gollania cochlearifolia Broth. ex Dix., Trav. Bryol. [Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 13] 1: 17. 1942.
Plagiothecium brevicuspis Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 116. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Dali Co., Talifu, Handel-Mazzetti 8557.
Plagiothecium turgescens Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62 A(9): 46. 1921.
Plants rather robust, green or yellowish green. Stems up to 10 cm long, branches short; pseudoparaphyllia triangular-lanceolate. Leaves loose, imbricately arranged, ovate or oblong-elliptic, suddenly acute or shortly acuminate, ca. 3.5 mm × 1.3 mm, somewhat concave; margins entire, serrulate above the midleaf; costae double or forked, reaching about 1/3 the leaf length; median leaf cells linear, 100–130 µm × 9–12 µm, upper cells shorter, thick-walled, apical cells 65–85 µm × 12–16 µm; basal cells rectangular; alar cells not differentiated. Sporophytes not seen.


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