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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 92. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/27/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Fabronia rostrata Broth. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Fabronia rostrata Broth. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)


Habitat: on rocks or tree trunks in forests.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Henan: Mt. Jigong, J.-X. Luo 66 (MO, PE). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, C.-W. Wang 3306 (PE).


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8. Fabronia rostrata Broth. 毛尖碎米藓 mao-jian sui-mi xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 92. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Mekong, 28°11´N, Handel-Mazzetti 8018 (holotype H).
Plants weak, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, in dense patches. Stems creeping, with brownish rhizoids, irregularly branched; branches erect, up to 3 mm long, obtuse at apex. Leaves imbricate, erect-spreading when moist, oblong-ovate, slightly concave, gradually narrowed to a hairy apex; leaf margins plane, serrate; costa weak, ending in the middle of leaf, smooth on the back; upper leaf cells oblong-elliptic or rhomboidal; alar cells quadrate or rectangular, in several rows. Dioicous. Setae up to 5 mm long, slender; capsules small, ovoid; opercula conic, with stout beak; peristome teeth absent.


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