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Published In: Oefversigt af Förhandlingar, Finska Vetenskaps-Societeten 62A(9): 32. 1921. (Oefvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc.) Name publication detail
 

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Illustrations: Watanabe 1972 (Pl. 40, figs. 1–16).
 

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Map: Miyabea thuidioides Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: growing on tree trunks and branches in forests.
Distribution: China and Japan.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Henan: Shang-chang Co., Mt. Huangbo, Xin Xian Normal College 2289 (PE). Zhejiang: Mt. West Tianmu, near Laodian Temple, P. C. Wu 8094 (PE).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is uncommon both in China and in southern Japan. It is similar to Miyabea fruticella, but the latter species differs by its smaller plants, erect-spreading branches, and small median leaf cells.

 

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3. Miyabea thuidioidesBroth. 羽形瓦叶藓 yu-xing wa-ye xian
Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62: 32. 1921. Type. Japan: Kochi Pref., Mt. Kuishi, Nakanishiki 3-1.
 
Plants rather large, yellowish green, lightly yellowish brown or brown when old, in loosely aggregated mats. Stems up to 5 cm long, irregularly branched to regularly pinnately branched; central strand undifferentiated. Stem leaves and branch leaves similar, leaves approximate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ovate to widely ovate, ca. 1.5 mm long, concave; leaf margins entire, only remotely serrate above; costa reaching 1/2–2/3 the leaf length; median leaf cells rhomboidal or rounded quadrate, 8–10 µm × 10–12 µm, strongly thick-walled; basal leaf cells oblong-ovate to narrowly ovate, smooth, rarely slightly papillose. Sporophytes unknown.
 
 
 
 
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