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

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodontopsis setschwanica (Broth.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Entodontopsis setschwanica (Broth.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 1450–1550 m.
Distribution: China, India, and Nepal.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Yan-yuan Co., Handel-Mazzetti 5370 (H). Yunnan: Meng-hai Co., M.-Z. Wang 864370 (MO); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 20, 25, 29, 80, 98 (all in MO).


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4. Entodontopsis setschwanica (Broth.) W. R. Buck & Ireland   四川拟绢藓   si chuan ni juan xian
Nova Hedwigia 41: 103. 1985. Stereophyllum setschwanicum Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 581. 1924. Type: China. Sichuan, Yalung river, Handel-Mazzetti 5330 (holotype H).
Plants rather robust, yellowish green, glossy, in loose mats. Stems elongate, prostrate, remotely branched, densely foliate, with clustered rhizoids; branches short, blunt at tips. Leaves complanate, erectly appressed when dry, spreading when moist; dorsal leaves erect-patent, symmetric; lateral leaves larger, asymmetric, elliptical, ca. 2.37 mm × 0.9–1.0 mm, gradually narrowed to acuminate at apex; margins plane, entire, sometimes involute on one side; costae thick at base, slender upward, reaching above mid-leaf; median leaf cells linear-rhomboidal, ca. 125 µm × 8 µm; alar cells differentiated, quadrate or shortly rectangular, ca. 16 µm wide. Autoicous. Setae ca. 17 mm long, straight, smooth; capsules inclined, curved, elongate-ovoid or cylindrical, ca. 2.4 mm long; peristome double; exostome teeth ca. 250 µm × 65 µm, distinctly cross-striolate below, papillose above; endostome reduced; basal membrane low; cilia absent. Spores 16–21 µm in diameter, nearly smooth.


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