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Published In: Nova Hedwigia 41: 105. 1985. (Nova Hedwigia) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodontopsis pygmaea (Paris & Broth.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Entodontopsis pygmaea (Paris & Broth.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks and rotten wood; alt. 580–1150 m.
Distribution: China, India, Nepal, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Jing-hong Co., Redfearn et al. 34001a (MO); Xishuangbanna, W.-Y. Jin 6204 (SHM), W.-X. Xu s.n. (YUKU), L. Zhang 340, 345B, 346 (all in IBSC).


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3. Entodontopsis pygmaea (Paris & Broth.) W. R. Buck & Ireland   异形拟绢藓   yi xing ni juan xian
Nova Hedwigia 41: 105. 1985. Stereophyllum pygmaeum Paris & Broth., Rev. Bryol. 34: 48. 1907. Type: Vietnam.
Plants small, yellowish green or dark green, glossy, in complanate, dense mats. Stems prostrate, irregularly pinnately branched, flattened. Leaves complanate, erect-spreading when moist, imbricate when dry, ligulate, 1.4–1.8 mm × 0.50–0.75 mm, broadly apiculate at apex; lateral leaves asymmetric, inflexed on one side, gradually narrowed downward, slightly decurrent at base; margins nearly entire; costae single, extending to 1/2 the leaf length; median leaf cells linear, 75–85 µm × 7–8 µm; apical cells shorter; alar cells differentiated, shortly rectangular. Autoicous. Setae slender, 9–10 mm long, straight or slightly curved, reddish, smooth; capsules erect or slightly inclined, elongate-ovoid to cylindrical, ca. 1.25 mm × 0.3–0.4 mm; peristome double; cilia unknown. Spores not seen.


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