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Published In: Annales Bryologici 8: 11. f. 6. 1936. (Ann. Bryol.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/18/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Orthomnion nudum E.B. Bartram (Figs. 7–19.)
Map: Orthomnion nudum E.B. Bartram (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on thin soil over rocks or tree trunks; alt. 2000–3600 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., KF74a (HKAS). Sichuan: Da-jing Co., Z.-T. Guan 5396 (HKAS); Mt. Omei, P.-C. Chen T257, T284 (both in HKAS); Mu-li Co., Nong-lin Team 40 (HKAS). Xizang: Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 475 (HKAS). Yunnan: Wei-xi Co., D.-C. Zhang 956 (HKAS).


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5. Orthomnion nudum Bartr.   裸帽立灯藓   luo mao li deng xian
Ann. Bryol. 8: 11. 1936. Type: China. Guizhou, Mt. Fanjing, alt. 2000 m, Q.-Y. Jiao 828 (isotype HKAS).
Plants rather robust. Primary stems prostrate; secondary stems erect, ca. 4 cm high, with dense, brownish rhizoids at base. Leaves distant, crisped when dry, spreading when moist, ovate-elliptical, ca. 3 mm long, abruptly acute at apex, somewhat decurrent at base; margins entire, broadly bordered by 3–5 rows of linear, yellowish cells nearly throughout; costae ending below the apex; leaf cells lax, large, pentagonal to hexagonal, thick-walled, clearly porose. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves narrowly lanceolate, acuminate, costae ending in the leaf apex. Setae clustered, ca. 8–10 mm long, smooth; capsules erect, ovoid; opercula conic, shortly rostrate; peristome double; exostome teeth narrowly lanceolate, densely papillose; endostome segments reduced, usually with only basal membrane remaining, orange-red, ca. 1/3 the height of the teeth. Calyptrae cucullate, naked. Spores brownish, 25–28 µm in diameter, papillose.


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