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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 26: 70. 1963. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Noguchi 1994, fig. 516, B.
Map: Vesicularia flaccida (Sull. & Lesq.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rotten wood, rocks or soil.
Distribution: China and Japan.


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Chinese specimen examined: Taiwan: Miao-li Co., Shevock 18107 (CAS, MO).


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2. Vesicularia flaccida (Sull. & Lesq.) Iwats.   柔软明叶藓    rou ruan ming ye xian
J. Hattori. Bot. Lab. 26: 70. 1963. Hypnum flaccidum Sull. & Lesq., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 4: 280. 1859. Type: Japan.
Plagiothecium delicatulum Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62 A(9): 47. 1921.
Plants soft, small, yellowish green. Stems prostrate, irregularly and remotely branched; branches flattened, 2–3 mm long; pseudoparaphyllia filamentous. Leaves ovate-lanceolate to broadly lanceolate, narrowly acuminate, 1.2–1.7 mm × 0.5–0.8 mm; margins entire; costae double, weak or absent; median leaf cells elongate-rhomboidal, 70–100 µm × 10–13 µm, thin-walled, lax; basal cells larger, marginal cells elongate; alar cells hardly differentiated; branch leaves similar to stem leaves. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, ca. 1.7 mm long, plicate. Setae ca. 1.3 mm long, bent; capsules oblong-ovoid, horizontal to inclined, ca. 0.9 mm long; peristome double, hypnoid, the teeth ca. 0.4 mm long.


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