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Published In: Acta Botanica Yunnanica 6: 179. f. 5. 1984. (Acta Bot. Yunnan.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Oligotrichum crossidioides P.C. Chen & T.L. Wan ex W.X. Xu & R.L. Xiong (Figs. 1–13.)
Map: Oligotrichum crossidioides P.C. Chen & T.L. Wan ex W.X. Xu & R.L. Xiong (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: commonly on rather wet soil along roadsides, forest ground, and rocks; alt. 3000–3750 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M.-Z. Wang 8469a (PE). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 9373b, 9470, 9471a (all in PE); Zhong-dian Co., Nonglin Exped. Team 29 (PE).


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2. Oligotrichum crossidioides P.-C. Chen & T.-L. Wang ex W.-X. Xu & R.-L. Xiong   花栉小赤藓   hua zhi xiao chi xian
Acta Bot. Yunnan. 6: 179. f. 5. 1984. Type: China. Yunnan, Lu-shui Co., Z.-H. Hu 78097 (holotype YUKU; isotype HKAS).
Plants small, delicate, male and female plants similar, usually 1.0–1.5 cm high, brownish green to reddish brown, in tufts. Leaves lanceolate, upper leaves mostly erect when dry, erect-patent when moist, middle leaves 2.5–3.5 mm × 0.2–0.4 mm, obtuse at apex, slightly sheathing at base, clasping; margins entire; costa rather broad, ending near the apex; ventral lamellae strongly wavy and papillose, usually 8–11 rows, 4–6 cells high, dorsal lamellae short, mostly 1–3 cells high, sometimes smooth; median leaf cells quadrate, 8–10 µm wide; basal cells rectangular, 20–30 µm × 8–10 µm, slightly thick-walled. Dioicous. Perigonia in rosettes, new innovations often growing from the center. Setae reddish brown, straight; capsules single, cylindrical, mostly curved; peristome teeth 32, membrane somewhat high; opercula conic, with short beaks. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth, with several short cilia on the apex. Spores spherical, 12–15 µm in diameter, verrucose.


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