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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 9: 279. pl. 30. 1964. (Acta Phytotax. Sin.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Buxbaumia symmetrica P.C. Chen & X.J. Li (Figs. 4–10.)
Map: Buxbaumia symmetrica P.C. Chen & X.J. Li (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rotten wood; alt. 1800 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimen examined: See type citation above.
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
Buxbaumia symmetricais characterized by the nodulose, short and inflated capsule necks.

 

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3. Buxbaumia symmetricaP.-C.Chen & X.-J. Li   圆蒴烟杆藓   yuan shuo yan gan xian
Acta Phytotax. Sin. 9(3): 279. Pl. 19. 1964. Type: China. Shaanxi, Yu-hsien, Lao-yu, Pa-li-ping, Shih-men-kou, alt. 1800 m, Z.-P. Wei 4731a (holotype HKAS; isotypes MO, PE).
 
Plants often mixed with other mosses. Male plants not seen. Female plants reduced. Leaves broadly ovate or ovate-elliptic, 0.3–0.4 mm long, usually 4–6 in number, membrane-like, hyaline, sometimes reddish brown, serrate or ciliate at margins; costa absent; leaf cells elliptic or rounded hexagonal. Archegonia 1–2, terminal. Sporophytes usually 11–14 mm high. Setae stout, cygneous, 4.0–4.5 mm long, reddish brown, densely papillose, with hyaline rhizoids at the base; capsules yellowish green or yellowish brown, oblong-ovoid, 5.6–7.0 mm × 1.5–2.0 mm, inclined, nearly symmetric, dorsal and ventral surfaces not differentiated, neck distinct, but short, nodulose; clearly constricted at mouth; peristome double; exostome teeth rather short, reduced; endostome segments white, membrane-like, 16-plicate, pleated cone-shaped, densely papillose; stomata superficial; annuli differentiated; opercula bluntly conic. Calyptrae small, only covering the top of the operculum. Spores yellowish green, spherical or ellipsoid, 6–9 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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