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Published In: Guihaia 10: 105. pl. 1. 1990. (Guihaia) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Thuidium erosifolium S.Y. Zeng (Figs. 1–10.)
Map: Thuidium erosifolium S.Y. Zeng (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks in forests.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: See the type information cited above.

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:

 

This species is characterized by its coarsely serrate leaf margins and thick, stout costa.

 

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4. Thuidium erosifolium S.-Y. Zeng 嗤蚀叶羽藓 chi-shi-ye yu xian
Guihaia 10: 105. pl. 1. 1990. Type. China: Xizang, Lin-zhi Co., Y.-G. Su 2362 (holotype HKAS; isotype PE).
 
Plants delicate, medium-sized, 3–4 cm long, yellowish brown, lightly brownish when old. Stems often slightly flexuous, irregularly pinnately branched; branches 0.5–1.0 cm long; paraphyllia usually consisting of 3 single cells. Stem leaves ovate-lanceolate at base, tapering to an acuminate apex; margins coarsely serrate, one cell long, more distinct near leaf apex; costa yellowish, stout, vanishing at leaf apex; median leaf cells hexagonal to polygonal, ca. 10 µm wide, thin-walled, centrally unipapillose; branch leaves ovate, with a shortly lanceolate apex, about 1/2 the length of stem leaves. Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 
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