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Published In: Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 66: 318. 1989. (J. Hattori Bot. Lab.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Tan & Buck 1989, figs. 23–33.

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Map: Gammiella ceylonensis (Broth.) B.C. Tan & W.R. Buck (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on rotten logs or on tree trunks; alt. 2500–3500 m.
Distribution: China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, and Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang:Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2908a (HKAS). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Long19165 (E); Jing-hong Co., Magill et al. 7727 (MO), Redfearn et al. 33926a (SMS, MO); Mt. Yulongxueshan, Long 19065, 19097 (both in E).


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1. Gammiella ceylonensis(Broth. in Herz.) B. C. Tan & W. R. Buck   小厚角藓   xiao hou jiao xian
J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 66: 318. 1989. Clastobryum ceylonense Broth. in Herz., Hedwigia 50: 137. 1910. Type: Sri Lanka. Herzog 1031 (holotype H).
Gammiella merrillii (Broth.) Tix., Rev. Bryol. Lichénol. 43: 440.1977. Clastobryum merrillii Broth., Philipp. J. Sci. 8: 81. 1913.
Clastobryella tenerrima Broth., Symb. Sin. 4: 118. pl. 5, f. 13. 1929. Type: China. Yunnan, Gebauer 10 (holotype H).
Plants small, yellowish to brownish, in dense mats. Stems prostrate, ca. 10 mm long. Leaves erect, ovate to oblong, less than 1 mm long, concave, obtusely acuminate at apex or abruptly acuminate to shortly acuminate; leaf margins serrulate; leaf cells narrowly uniform to elongated, 20–45 mm long; alar cells quadrate, thick-walled, isodiametric. Monoicous. Perigonial leaves small, ovate; perichaetial leaves oblong-lanceolate, 1.0–1.3 mm long, acuminate, margins serrulate. Sporophytes not seen.
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