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Published In: Nova Hedwigia 41: 106. 1985. (Nova Hedwigia) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Entodontopsis wightii (Mitt.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Figs. 9–17.)
Map: Entodontopsis wightii (Mitt.) W.R. Buck & Ireland (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on tree branches and rotten wood; alt. 66–700 m.
Distribution: China, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, P.-J. Lin 3118 (IBSC), Z.-L. Liu 36155, 36162 (both in SHM), L. Zhang 369, 455 (both in IBSC).



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5. Entodontopsis wightii (Mitt.) W. R. Buck & Ireland   狭叶拟绢藓   xia ye ni juan xian
Nova Hedwigia 41: 106. 1985. Stereophyllum wightii (Mitt.) A. Jaeger, Ber. Thätigk. St. Gallischen Naturwiss. Ges. 1877–78: 279. 1880. Hypnum wightii Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 82. 1859. Type: India.
Plants rather slender, green or yellowish green, glossy, often in closely appressed mats. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched, erect or ascending. Leaves 4-ranked, complanate, oblong-ovate-lanceolate, 1.0–1.7 mm × 0.50–0.75 mm, somewhat concave, narrowed at base, rather abruptly acute at apex; lateral leaves more or less plane, symmetric; margins usually serrulate; costae single, reaching ca. 1/2 the leaf length; median leaf cells elongate-elliptical or linear-rhomboidal, 72–84 µm × 5–7 µm; apical cells shorter, 50–60 µm × 7–8 µm; basal cells wider; alar cells differentiated, consisting of several rows of shortly rectangular cells, 10.0–11.5 µm × 11–13 µm. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves narrowed at apex, broader at base. Setae slender, 8–15 mm long, reddish, smooth; capsules erect or slightly inclined, elongate-ovoid or cylindrical, ca. 1.2–1.5 mm × ca. 0.4 mm; peristome double; cilia present. Spores spherical or ellipsoidal.
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