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Published In: Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 3: 89. 2. 1840. (Hooker's J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

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Illustrations: Z.-H. Li 1985 (Fig. 1, a–g).

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Map: Fissidens hyalinus Hook. & Wilson (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on moist rocks.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, North and South America.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Jilin: Jiao-he Co., X.-G. Kang 00004 (IFSBH). Taiwan: Tai-zhong Co., Iwatsuki & Sharp 3187 (NICH). Yunnan: Kun-ming City, Redfearn et al. 2178 (MO).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 3/11/2009)
general taxon notes:
Fissidens hyalinus is extremely small and is not easy to locate without keen eyes and experience. It is always found on newly eroded soil banks in shaded sites.

 

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25. Fissidens hyalinus Hook. & Wils. in Hook.    透明凤尾藓   tou-ming feng-wei xian
J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 89, f. 2. 1840. Type. U.S.A.: Ohio, T. G. Lea s.n. (isotype NY).
 
Plants very small, delicate, pale green, loosely gregarious. Leafy stems simple, 1.2–3.2 mm long, 0.8–3.0 mm wide; axillary hyaline nodules not differentiated; central strand lacking. Leaves in 2–5 pairs, densely arranged, upper leaves much larger than lower leaves, oblong-lanceolate to oblong-ovate, 0.6–1.4 mm × 0.2–0.6 mm, acute at the apex; base of dorsal laminae rounded, vaginal laminae nearly 1¤2 the leaf length; costa absent; margins plane, entire, bordered throughout by 1–2 rows of elongate cells; cells of apical laminae quadrate to irregularly hexagonal, 35–87 µm long, smooth, thin-walled; cells of vaginant laminae similar to those of apical laminae. Sporophytes unknown.
 
 
 


 

 
 
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