Home Moss Flora of China
Name Search
About
Moss Checklist
Moss Flora
Guide to Authors
Participants
Glossary
!Fissidens flaccidus Mitt. Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 23: 56. 6 f. 18. 1860. (Trans. Linn. Soc. London) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Related Objects:
Illustrations: Z.-H. Li 1985 (fig. 2, a–j, as Fissidens splachnobryoides).

Click here for distribution map.
 

Map: Fissidens flaccidus Mitt. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks or soil.
Distribution: China, Japan, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, Australia, Africa, and Americas.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Gao-yao Co., H. Wu B90b (IBSC, SYS); Guang-zhou City, P.-J. Lin 3421 (IBSC, SYS). Guangxi: Gui-lin City, T. Cao 21884 (IFSBH, SYS). Hainan: Hai-kou City, Redfearn 35691 (MO). Taiwan: Botel Tabago, Schwabe s.n. (JE); Tai-bei Co., M.-J. Lai 5961 (H).

 

Export To PDF Export To Word

 

16. Fissidens flaccidus Mitt.   暖地凤尾藓   nuan-di feng-wei xian
Trans. Linn. Soc. London 23: 56. 6f. 18. 1860. Type. Nigeria: Vogel s.n.
Fissidens maceratus Mitt., Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 19: 91. 1882.
Fissidens splachnobryoides Broth. in Schum. & Lauterb., Fl. Deutsch. Schutzgeb. Südsee: 81: 1900.
Fissidens splachnobryoides fo. subbrachyneuron (Thér. & P. de la Varde) Herz., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 14: 55. 1955. Fissidens subbrachyneuron Thér. & P. de la Varde, Rev. Gén. Bot. 29: 292. 1917.

Plants very small. Leafy stems simple, 2.4–3.7 mm long, 1.8–2.0 mm wide; axillary hyaline nodules not differentiated; central strand lacking. Leaves in 4–7 pairs, upper leaves oblong-lanceolate, 1.2–2.0 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm wide, acute at apex; base of dorsal laminae wedge-shaped; vaginant laminae 1/2 –3/5 the leaf length, equal; costa thin, ending far below the leaf apex; margins entire; leaves bordered all around; limbidia on apical and dorsal laminae, consisting of 2–3 rows of cells, becoming indistinct toward the base of dorsal laminae; limbidia on vaginant laminae stronger, consisting of 2–5 rows of cells, 1–3 cells thick in cross section; cells of apical and dorsal laminae rhombic to elliptic-ovate, 40–50 µm long, thin-walled; cells of upper part of dorsal and vaginant laminae similar to those of apical laminae, but more elongate toward the base, up to 94 µm long. Sporophytes not seen.

 
 
 
© 2014 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110