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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 90. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Symphyodon yuennanensis Broth. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Symphyodon yuennanensis Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: unknown.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Specimens examined: see the type information cited above.
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
Symphyodon yuennanensis is known only from the type locality. Sterile plants of this species are dull, yellowish green to brown. The apices of stem and branch leaves are usually bluntly acuminate, which is a character distinguishing it from its closely related species, S. perrottetii and S. copelandii Broth. from the Philippines.

 

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5. Symphyodon yuennanensis Broth. 云南刺果藓 yun-nan ci-guo xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 90. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Djiou-djiang, 27°55´N, alt. 24002800 m, Handel-Mazzetti 9473 (holotype H; isotypes S, W).
 
Plants slender, medium-sized, to 6 cm long, dull, yellowish green to brown. Stems pinnately to irregularly pinnately branched. Leaves appressed, not clearly dimorphic; stem leaves ovate-lanceolate, 1.6–2.0 mm × 0.65–0.85 mm; branch leaves smaller, oblong to oblong-lanceolate, 1.1–1.4 mm × 0.35–0.50 mm; all leaf apices bluntly acuminate; margins sometimes incurved on one side, serrate above, serration formed by a row of enlarged cells, subentire below; costae unequal, extending to 2/5–1/2 total leaf length; apical leaf cells shorter and wider than the adjacent cells; median cells linear, 40–60 µm × 2–3 µm, prorulose on stem leaves, distinctly prorate on branch leaves; alar cells differentiated, subquadrate to irregularly short rectangular, thick-walled, of 4–5 rows extending 4–5 cells up the margins. Sporophytes unknown.
 
 
 
 


 

 
 
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