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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 22. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/10/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Oreoweisia weisioides Broth. (Figs. 10–15.)
Map: Oreoweisia weisioides Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on sandy soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimen examined: Sichuan: see the type information cited above.


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3. Oreoweisia weisioides Broth.  小石毛藓 xiao shi-mao xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 22. 1929. Type. China: Sichuan, Mu-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 7414 (holotype H).
Plants minute, soft, ca. 2 mm high, yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple, rarely branched, radiculose at base. Leaves crispate when dry, erect-spreading when moist, ca. 1.3 mm long, keeled, linear-lanceolate to lingulate, leaf base erect, acute to obtuse at the apex; margins plane, serrulate above the middle; costa thick, narrow, subpercurrent, marginal cells hyaline and smooth; upper cells nearly quadrate, obscure, distinctly mammillose on both surfaces; lower cells rectangular, hyaline, longitudinally thick-walled; alar cell not differentiated. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves similar to the upper stem leaves. Setae straight, ca. 5 mm long, slender, yellowish; capsules erect, ovoid; peristome teeth typical of the genus. Spores not seen.


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