Home Moss Flora of China
Name Search
Moss Checklist
Moss Flora
Guide to Authors
!Taxiphyllum aomoriense (Besch.) Z. Iwats. Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical GardenSearch in Flora do Brasil 2020Search in Reflora - Virtual HerbariumSearch in Living Collections Decrease font Increase font Restore font

Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 26: 67. 1963. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Taxiphyllum aomoriense (Besch.) Z. Iwats. (Figs. 1–11.)
Map: Taxiphyllum aomoriense (Besch.) Z. Iwats. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on thin-soil over rocks; alt. 250 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, and Korea.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Chinese specimens examined: Guangxi: Gui-lin City, C. Tong 21929 (IFSBH). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 382a (MO, PE). Hunan: Chang-sha City, C. Gao 42 (IFSBH); Yi-zhong Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Zhang 699 (IFSBH). Jiangsu: Yi-xing Co., Ding-shan, D.-K. Li 271 (SHM). Jilin: Mt. Changbai, Vitt 34751 (ALTA, MO). Shandong: Mt. Kunyu, C. Gao 34279 (IFSBH).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the glossy, flattened plants, and densely imbricate leaves with short acumens.


Export To PDF Export To Word


2. Taxiphyllum aomoriense (Besch.) Iwats.   细尖鳞叶藓  xi jian lin ye xian
J. Hattori. Bot. Lab. 26: 67. 1963. Plagiothecium aomoriense Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 7, 17: 385. 1893. Type: Japan.
Gollania densifolia Dix., Hong Kong Naturalist, Suppl. 2: 30. 1933. Type: China. Chihli Prov., Clemens 5096b.
Plants yellowish green, glossy. Stems prostrate, flattened, pinnately branched; pseudoparaphyllia small, foliose. Leaves imbricately complanate, more or less distichous, ovate, shortly acuminate at apex, 1.5–1.8 mm × 0.7–0.9 mm; margins bluntly denticulate to serrulate near apex; costae indistinct; median leaf cells elongate-rhomboidal to linear, 65–85 µm × 6–7 µm; basal cells shorter, thick-walled; alar cells differentiated, shortly rectangular to hexagonal. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves 2.5 mm long, with a curved, slender apex. Setae 12–15 mm long, curved; capsules horizontal, dark blackish when old, cylindrical, 1.5–1.7 mm × 0.8–0.9 mm; peristome teeth ca. 0.6 mm long. Calyptrae not seen. Spores 10–13 µm in diameter.


© 2018 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110