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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 33: 377. 1970. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Herzogiella perrobusta (Broth.) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Herzogiella perrobusta (Broth.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks in forests; alt. 2300–3900 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Cuo-na Co., Xizang Team 7949 (PE); Ding-jie Co., Z.-C. Ni 133, 139 (both in PE); Gong-la Co., M. Zang 6577 (HKAS); Lin-zhi Co., Y.-G. Su 2624 (HKAS, MO). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 1175a (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the shortly rostrate opercula, serrate leaf margins, and the broad leaf cells.


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1.  Herzogiella perrobusta (Broth. in Card.) Iwats.   齿边长灰藓  chi bian chang hui xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 33: 377. 1970. Isopterygium perrobusta Broth. in Card., Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 4: 387. 1912. Type: Japan.
Sharpiella spinulosa (Sull. & Lesq.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 28: 205. 1965. Dolichotheca spinulosa (Sull. & Lesq.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 26: 69. 1963. Hypnum spinulosum Sull. & Lesq., Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. Sci. 4: 280. 1859.
Dolichotheca hisauchii (S. Okam.) Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 26: 67. 1963. Taxiphyllum hisauchii (S. Okam.) Iish., Cat. Mosses Japan 272. 1929. Isopterygium hisauchii S. Okam., J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 38(4): 65. f. 28. 1916.
Plants rather robust, some of the largest in the genus, dark yellowish brown or brown. Stems prostrate, ca. 4 cm long or longer, remotely or irregularly branched; branches ca. 5–10 mm long, ascending, gradually acuminate; in stem cross section epidermal cells thin-walled; central strand differentiated or sometimes obscure. Leaves lax, erect-spreading, or somewhat bilateral, slightly secund, 2.0–3.5 mm × 0.7–1.0 mm, ovate- to oblong-lanceolate, slenderly acuminate, curved, asymmetric and slightly decurrent at base; margins serrate throughout; costae double, short; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal to linear, 60–100 µm × 8–10 µm, somewhat porose; basal cells shorter, porose; alar cells few, 1–2 cells decurrent, rectangular, hyaline, thin-walled. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves 2.0–2.5 mm long. Setae 15–30 mm long; capsules suberect, cylindrical, arcuate, ca. 2 mm long, with a distinct neck, wrinkled when dry; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome teeth 16, hyaline, papillose; basal membrane high, cilia 3, nodulose. Spores 10–12 µm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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