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Published In: Bryobrothera 1: 218. 1992. (Bryobrothera) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Illustrations: Dicranum subporodictyon (Broth.) C. Gao & T. Cao (Figs. 9–18.)
Map: Dicranum subporodictyon (Broth.) C. Gao & T. Cao (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Habitat: on wet rocks.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/30/2009)
Specimens Examined:

Specimens examined: Yunnan: see the type information cited above.


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27. Dicranum subporodictyon (Broth.) C. Gao & T. Cao   拟孔网曲尾藓 ni kong-wang qu-wei xian
Bryobrothera 1: 218. 1992. Dicranodontium subporodictyon Broth. in Handel-Mazzetti, Symb. Sin. 4: 20. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, Djiou-djiang, Handel-Mazzetti 9433 (holotype H).
Plants slender, elongate, to 6 cm high, yellowish green, glossy, in dense tufts. Stems erect, usually simple, rarely branched, densely foliate, tomentose below. Leaves flexuose to falcate-secund when dry, erect-spreading when moist, lanceolate, up to 7 mm long, rather gradually narrowed above the middle from an oblong-ovate base to a linear, subtubulose acumen; margins plane or slightly incurved, only serrulate in the upper 1/3; costa stout, occupying 1/51/4 the leaf base width, percurrent, sometimes weakly papillose at back above; upper cells rectangular, incrassate; basal cells more elongate, rectangular, thick-walled, porose, becoming narrower and linear at the margins; alar cells quadrate to short-rectangular, slightly inflated, unistratose, brownish. Sporophytes not seen.
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