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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 9: 278. pl. 29. 1964. (Acta Phytotax. Sin.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Buxbaumia punctata P.C. Chen & X.J. Li (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Buxbaumia punctata P.C. Chen & X.J. Li (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: usually on forest ground or rotten wood; alt. 1450–3900 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Henan: Lan-chuan Co., S. He 971744 (MO). Shaanxi: Yangxian Co., Mt. Taibai, M.-Z. Wang 55328 (PE). Sichuan: Dao-cheng Co., M.-Z. Wang 814028 (PE); Dukou City, Yan-bian Co., L.-S. Wang 82010 (HKAS); Li-xian Co., X.-J. Li 1848, 1853 (both in HKAS); Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 1502 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23117 (PE); Yan-yuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 21812 (PE). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M. Zang 6687-b (HKAS). Yunnan: De-qin Co., M.-Z. Wang 813182 (PE); Lu-shui Co., J.-X. Luo & M.-Z. Wang 14629 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Buxbaumia punctatais characterized by the numerous reddish brown small spots on the dorsal surface of the capsules.


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2. Buxbaumia punctataP.-C. Chen & X.-J. Li   花斑烟杆藓  hua ban yan gan xian
Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9(3): 278. Pl. 29. 1964. Type: China. Sichuan, Maerkang Co., on rotten wood, alt. 3300–3500 m, X.-J. Li 1476 (holotype HKAS; isotype MO).
Male plants tiny, ca. 0.15 mm high; leaves nearly ovate, clam-shell-shaped, resting on protonemata; antheridia globose, often solitary. Female plants larger, ca. 0.55 mm high. Leaves broadly ovate or ovate-lanceolate, usually 5–8 leaves per plant, less than 1.0 mm long, thin and soft, hyaline, ciliate at margins; costa none; leaf cells oblong-hexagonal or rounded ovate. Sporophytes 8–15 mm high. Setae stout, rigid, 2.5–5.0 mm long, usually straight, or slightly curved, reddish brown, densely papillose, with rhizoids at the base; capsules brown to reddish brown, oblong-ovoid, obliquely inclined, 4.0–8.5 mm × 1.0–2.7 mm, asymmetric, distinctly differentiated into dorsal and ventral sides, rather flat and with reddish brown spots on the dorsal surface, neck short, stomata present; opercula bluntly conic; annuli differentiated; peristome double; exostome teeth short, reduced; endostome membrane-like, whitish, 16-plicate, pleated cone-shaped, papillose. Calyptrae small, only covering the top of the operculum. Spores spherical, 5–9 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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