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Published In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien, Zweite Auflage 11: 282. 1925. (Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2)) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Fauriella tenuis (Mitt.) Cardot (Figs. 18–24.)
Map: Fauriella tenuis (Mitt.) Cardot (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks or rotten logs in forests; alt. 1150–1700 m.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Huangshan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 6944, 6947 (MO, PE). Guangxi: Rong-shui Co., Long & Zhang GSY026d (MO). Jilin: Wang-qing Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 895 (IFP). Taiwan: Hsin-chu Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 4, no. 165] (MO); Ilan Co., C.-C. Chuang 2092 (MO); Miao-li Co., Shevock 14336 (MO); Ping-tung Co., S.-H. Lin s.n. [Bryophytes of Taiwan Exsiccatae ser. 2, no. 65] (MO). Zhejiang: Long-quan Co., P.-C. Wu 201 (PE).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is recognized by its hyaline, long leaf apices and narrowly rhomboidal leaf cells.


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3. Fauriella tenuis (Mitt.) Card. in Broth. 粗疣藓 cu-you xian
Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2), 11: 282.1925. Heterocladium tenue Mitt., Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 3: 176. 1891. Type. Japan, Nikko, Bisset s.n.
Plants light green or yellowish green, not glossy, in small dense cushions. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched, branches slender and unequal in length, obtuse at apex. Leaves imbricate, rounded ovate, concave, acuminate; margins involute, serrate; costa absent or shortly double; leaf cells rounded rhomboidal, 18–25 µm × ca. 5 µm, thick-walled, grossly unipapillose; alar cells quadrate. Dioicous. Setae 1.0–1.5 cm long, reddish brown; capsules small, suberect or horizontal, pendulous after broken; opercula conic; annuli not differentiated; peristome double; exostome teeth lanceolate, keeled, with zig-zag median line, papillose above, densely striate at lower part; endostome segments as long as exostome teeth; basal membrane high; cilia 1–2. Calyptrae cucullate. Spores 10–13 µm in diameter.


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