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Published In: Die Musci der Flora von Buitenzorg 4: 1177. 1922[1923]. (Musci Buitenzorg) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Heterophyllium affine (Hook.) M. Fleisch. (Figs. 1–12.)
Map: Heterophyllium affine (Hook.) M. Fleisch. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)


Habitat: on tree trunks, rocks or stones; alt. 1100 m.
Distribution: China and widely distributed in the mountain of tropical and subtropical regions.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Chongqing: Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860883 (MO, PE). Fujian: Jiang-le Co., M.-Z. Wang 48685 (PE). Guangxi:Chu-jiang Co., P.-C. Wu et al. 720 (IBSC, PE); Long-sheng Co., X.-P. Wang 25 (PE). Hainan: Mt. Wuzhi, G.-A. Fu 58 (PE). Hunan: Yi-zhang Co., S.-Q. Chen 2732 (MO); Zi-xing Co., C.-M. Zhang 8822 (PE). Sichuan: Dao-fu Co., Z.-T. Guan 301122 (PE); Dujiangyan City, M.-Z. Wang 50877 (PE); Tian-quan Co., C. Gao 18140, 18245 (both in IFSBH, MO); Xiang-cheng Co., Y. Jia 04248 (PE). Taiwan: Ilan Co., C.-C. Chuang 2062 (FH, UBC); Ping-dong Co., C.-C. Chuang 1547 (FH, UBC). Xizang: Lin-zhi Co., Y.-G. Su 2618 (MO). Yunnan: Teng-chong Co., J.-H. Pang 8M (HKAS), S.-M. Yu 80-416 (MO).


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1. Heterophyllium affine (Hook.) Fleisch.   腐木藓   fu mu xian
Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1177. 1923. Hypnum affine Hook. in Kunth, Pl. Crypt. 63. 1822. Type: Andes.
Heterophyllium confine (Mitt.) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 4: 1177. 1923. Stereodon confinis Mitt., J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 12: 533. 1869.
Heterophyllium nemorosum (Koch ex Brid.) Kindb., Canad. Rec. Sci. 6: 72. 1894. Hypnum nemorosum Koch ex Brid., Bryol. Univ. 2: 422. 1827.
Pylaisiadelpha formosana (Broth.) W. R. Buck, Yushania 1(2): 12. 1984. Brotherella formosana Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A (9): 40. 1921. Type: China (Taiwan).
Plants large, in dense mats. Stems subpinnately branched to irregularly branched; branches short to long, ca. 1–3 cm long, somewhat complanate; pseudoparaphyllia well developed, foliose, deeply split. Leaves erect to patent-spreading, sometimes falcate, broadly lanceolate to ovate-oblong, long acuminate or gradually narrowed into a filiform acumen; margins entire or serrate at tips; leaf cells elongated to linear; alar cells numerous, quadrate or rectangular, thick-walled, colored. Inner perichaetial leaves larger than vegetative leaves, ovate-lanceolate, plicate, serrate at tips; alar cells slightly differentiated. Setae more than 4 cm long, smooth; capsules oblong ovoid to cylindrical, ca. 1.25 mm long, inclined to arcuate; opercula conic.


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