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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 27: 33. 1964. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Claopodium gracillimum (Cardot & Thér.) Nog. (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Claopodium gracillimum (Cardot & Thér.) Nog. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks.
Distribution: China and Japan.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M. Z. Wang 860128, X.-Y. Hu 829 (PE). Guangdong: Z. H. Li 85206 (PE, SYS). Hainan: Chang-jiang Co., Redfearn 35701 (MO, NY). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., C. C. Chung & W. B. Schofield 600-15 (NY, PE, UBC).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is close to Claopodium aciculum, but differs from the latter by having smaller plants, a short and weak leaf costa, and short and papillose apical leaf cells.

 

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3. Claopodium gracillimum (Card. & Thér) Nog. 细麻羽藓 xi ma-yu xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 27: 33. 1964. Diaphanodon gracillimus Card. & Thér., Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 18: 2. 1908. Type. Japan: Kagoshima, Amami-oshima Is., Ferrie s.n.
 
Plants very slender, green to yellowish green, in loose interwoven mats. Stems creeping, spreading, ca. 1.5 cm long, irregularly pinnately branched; branches remote, ca. 3 mm long; central strand differentiated; paraphyllia sparse, foliose. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar; stem leaves appressed when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ovate to ovate-triangular, acuminate above, ca. 0.3–0.4 mm long; leaf margins finely serrate; costa weak, reaching 2/3 leaf length; leaf cells hexagonal to rhomboidal, 12–20 µm × 4–8 µm, thin-walled, with a central papilla; branch leaves ovate to oblong-ovate, concave. Sporophytes unknown.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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