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Published In: Hikobia 3: 295. 1963. (Hikobia) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 4/3/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Illustrations: Stereodontopsis pseudorevoluta (Reimers) Ando (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Stereodontopsis pseudorevoluta (Reimers) Ando (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Habitat: on rocks, soil or trees.
Distribution: China and Japan.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, M. Zang 673, 727 (both in HKAS), Jing-xiu Class 544, 565, 698, 940 (all in XBGH, YUKU); Ning-de Co., J. Zhu 205a (HSNU).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/6/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the rather robust plants, the absence of a central strand, recurved leaf margins nearly throughout, strongly thick-walled leaf cells, and subquadrate alar cells.


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1. Stereodontopsis pseudorevoluta (Reim.) Ando   拟硬叶藓   ni ying ye xian
Hikobia 3(4): 295. 1963. Hypnum pseudorevolutum Reim., Hedwigia 71: 64. 1931. Type: China. Jiangxi (Kwangsi), Yao-shan, Sin 3948a.
Hypnum percrassum Ando, J. Sci. Hiroshima Univ., Ser. B, Div. 2, Bot. 8: 8. f. 9. 1957.
Plants rather robust, brownish. Stems prostrate, up to 4 cm long, irregularly branched or remotely pinnately branched; branches 0.5–1.0 cm long, stems and branches often curved; in stem cross section epidermal cells not inflated, outer cortical cells in 2–4 layers, small, thick-walled, brownish, medullar cells large, lax, hyaline; central strand absent; pseudoparaphyllia small, lanceolate. Stem leaves ovate- or elliptical-lanceolate, 2.5–3.0 mm × 0.65–0.75 mm, concave, falcate-secund, slenderly acuminate; margins recurved nearly throughout, entire or serrulate above; costae double, short, separate at base; median leaf cells linear, 40–60 µm × ca. 2 µm, strongly thick-walled, porose, basal cells brownish; alar cells lax, hyaline or brownish, subquadrate, thick-walled; branch leaves smaller, 1.8–2.3 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm, median cells 30–50 µm × 1.2–1.5 µm, strongly thick-walled. Sporophytes not seen.
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