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Published In: The Bryologist 74: 173. 1971. (Bryologist) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Wijkia surcularis (Mitt.) H.A. Crum (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Wijkia surcularis (Mitt.) H.A. Crum (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rotten logs, tree trunks, and rocks; alt. 820–1500 m.
Distribution: China, India, Kampuchea, Laos, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Zhao-qing City, Touw C 22 (PE). Guangxi: Long-sheng Co., P.-C. Wu & Y.-X. Lin 877-2 (PE); Rong-shui Co., X.-L. He H00262 (PE); Xing-an Co., Yue 74 Team 1749 (IBSC, YUKU). Guizhou: Guiyang City, Q.-R. Liu 212 (PE). Hainan: Lin-shui Co., Redfearn 36219 (MO); Yue 77 Team 2247 (YUKU). Sichuan: Du-jiang-yan City, M.-Z. Wang 49887 (PE). Taiwan: Tai-dong Co., Shevock 18023 (MO). Yunnan: Jing-dong Co., Forestry Dept. 19 (YUKU); Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 34295 (MO); Meng-hai Co., Magill 7986 (MO), Redfearn et al. 34142 (MO), X.-J. Li 3524 (HKAS, YUKU); Si-ma Co., W.-X. Xu 11411, 11241 (HKAS). Zhejiang: Mt. Fengyang, P. Li 086 (SHM, YUKU); Sui-chang Co., Z.-L. Liu 1004 (SHM, YUKU).


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3. Wijkia surcularis (Mitt.) Crum   细枝刺枝藓   xi zhi ci zhi xian
Bryologist 74: 173. 1971. Acanthocladium surculare (Mitt.) Broth., Index Bryol. (ed. 2), 1: 3. 1903. Hypnum surculare (Mitt.) Jaeg., Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1877–78: 344. 1880. Stereodon surcularis Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 112. 1859. Type: India.
Plants medium-sized when well developed, dull green, in dense mats, with several upright erect shoots. Main stems prostrate, pinnately branched; secondary stems arcuate, up to 5 mm long, with many erect, flagellate branchlets with appressed leaves, ending in a conical tip. Stem leaves imbricate to erect, broadly ovate to ovate-lanceolate, constricted into a slender and long acumen, ca. 1/2 the leaf length; leaf cells oblong to elongated, 22–45 mm long, thick-walled, slightly pitted; branch leaves patent, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, strongly concave, acuminate to shortly acuminate; margins slightly involute, entire below, serrulate at apex; elongate-oblong to narrowly linear, (33–)40–55 mm long, thick-walled, not pitted, sometimes lowly papillose. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly elongated. Setae slender, elongate, smooth, reddish, ca. 3.6 cm long; capsules horizontal, ovoid.


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