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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 23. 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: Symblepharis oncophoroides Broth. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Symblepharis oncophoroides Broth. (Distribution in China)

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

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimen examined: Yunnan: Da-li Co., Y.-S. Su 1275, 1395 (MO); Kunming City, Redfearn et al. 2093, 2105, 2226 (MO); Lu-nan Co., Redfearn et al. 2258 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 869b (MO).


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1. Symblepharis oncophoroides Broth.   大拟合睫藓 da ni he-jie xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 23. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Li-jiang Co., Yulong Shan (Mt.), alt. 3500 m, Handel-Mazzetti 6821 (holotype H).
Plants coarse, fairly robust, 5–6 cm high, yellowish green, in dense tufts. Stems erect, simple or sparsely branched, naked below, densely foliate above. Leaves up to 5 mm long, crispate when dry, widely spreading to slightly squarrose when moist, oblong-lanceolate, gradually narrowed from an obovate, sheathing, somewhat clasping base; margins entire, recurved below, sometimes to the upper part, usually plane above; costa strong, somewhat reddish brown, percurrent to shortly excurrent; upper cells small, rounded rhombic to irregularly quadrate, thick-walled; lower cells elongate, rectangular, rather thin-walled; alar cells not differentiated. Sporophytes not seen.


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