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Published In: Bulletin de la Société Botanique de Genève, Sér. 2 1: 132. 1909. (Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
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Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 39, figs. 1–16).

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Map: Miyabea rotundifolia Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Habitat: on rock surfaces by the edge of forests.
Distribution: China, Korea, and Japan.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Chinese specimens examined: Liaoning; Mt. Fenghuang, Z.-F. Fang s.n. (IFP G), C. Gao 6893 (IFP); An-shan City, Qianshan (Mt.), S.-E. Liu 6859 (IFP, PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
general taxon notes:
The widely cordate leaves of this species are obviously different from those of Miyabea fruticella and M. thuidioides.


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2. Miyabea rotundifoliaCard. 圆叶瓦叶藓 yuan-ye wa-ye xian
Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève, ser. 2, 1: 132. 1909. Type. Korea: Yjyang-Tjyen, Faurie 321.
Plants medium-sized, yellowish or lightly yellowish brown when young, yellowish brown when old, loosely compact. Stems up to 5 cm long, irregularly branched or regularly pinnately branched; central strand undifferentiated. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, approximate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, cordate or broadly ovate, ca. 1 mm long, slightly concave; leaf margins entire below, minutely serrulate near apex; costa single, reaching 2/3 the leaf length; leaf cells oval or rhomboidal, 8–15 µm × 4–10 µm, thick-walled; basal cells elliptical, up to 40–60 µm long. Setae reddish brown, 5 mm long or more; capsules ovoid; peristome teeth well developed, yellowish brown. Spores polymorphic, finely papillose.
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