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Published In: Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 32: 269. 1993. (Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Syntrichia longimucronata (X.J. Li) R.H. Zander (Figs. 1–6.)
Map: Syntrichia longimucronata (X.J. Li) R.H. Zander (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat: on boulders, flooded plains, forest ground, or grasslands.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
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Specimens examined: Shaanxi: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4437, 4533 (HKAS). Sichuan: De-rong Co., X.-J. Li 811537, 811566 (HKAS). Xinjiang: Taxkorgan Co., Y. Xia 36 (HKAS). Xizang: Jiang-zi Co., S.-K. Chen 4950 (HKAS); Lang Co., M. Zang 1709 (HKAS); Long-zi Co., Zhun-ba, M. Zang 1068 (HKAS), San-an-qu-lin, M. Zang 1326, 1403 (HKAS); Meng-kang Co., M. Zang 5221 (HKAS). Yunnan: Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85340 (HKAS).


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3. Syntrichia longimucronata (X.-J. Li) R. H. Zand.   长尖赤藓 chang-jian chi xian
Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 269. 1993. Tortula longimucronata X.-J. Li, Acta Bot. Yunnan. 3: 107, f. 4. 1981. Type. China: Xizang, Jia-li Co., D.-D. Tao 5313a (holotype HKAS).
Plants rather robust, bright green, reddish brown when old, in loose tufts. Stems erect, simple or irregularly branched, radiculose at base; central strand present. Leaves contorted-curved to somewhat crisped when dry, spreading or sometimes reflexed when moist, oblong-elliptic to oblong-ligulate, broadly acute at apex, upper lamina broadly channeled or keeled, weakly sheathing at base; margins often recurved, crenulate by projecting papillae, usually forming a differentiated border, consisting of several rows of thick-walled, or sometimes elongated cells, yellowish or brownish; costa rather stout, often reddish brown, excurrent, ending in a long, hyaline awn, often denticulate on the back or at tips; upper leaf cells subquadrate to hexagonal, each cell densely covered with several C-shaped papillae; basal cells distinctly differentiated, rectangular, thin-walled, hyaline, smooth. Autoicous. Setae elongate, straight, reddish brown; capsules erect, cylindrical; peristome teeth 32, filiform, twisted, papillose.
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