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Published In: Bulletin of the National Science Museum, Tokyo. Series B, Botany 22: 16, f. 1. 1996. (Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus. Tokyo, B) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustrations: Higuchi & Long 1996, fig. 1.

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Map: Gollania revoluta Higuchi (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
Habitat: on rocks on road side or in forests; alt. 3100–3580 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
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Chinese specimen examined: Yunnan: Bi-ye-go, Long 18745 (HKAS).

Notes     (Last Modified On 4/2/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is characterized by the small plants, flattened stem leaves, recurved leaf margins nearly throughout, decurrent leaf bases, and strong costa (1/2–3/5 the leaf length).


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8. Gollania revolutaHiguchi in Higuchi & D. Long 卷边粗枝藓   juan bian cu zhi xian
Bull. Natl. Sci. Mus., Tokyo, B 22(1): 16. f. 1. 1996. Type: China. Yunnan, Yulong Shan, Wo Tu Di, 3580 m, Long 18950 (holotype E; isotype HKAS).
Plants small, yellowish green, somewhat glossy, tinted with reddish brown. Stems prostrate, ca. 3 cm long; stem elliptic in cross section, central strand slightly developed; irregularly pinnately branched; branches flattened, unequal in length, ca. 0.5 cm long; pseudoparaphyllia lanceolate, 4–5 cells wide at base. Stem leaves differentiated; dorsal leaves slightly falcate, ovate-lanceolate, gradually or sometimes abruptly narrowed to short acumen, cordate and decurrent at base, concave, sometimes plicate, 1.3–1.7 mm × 0.7–0.9 mm; margins recurved except leaf apex, serrate above, serrulate below; costae double, rather strong, 1/2–3/5 the leaf length, united at base; median leaf cells elongate-rhomboidal, 20–40(–50) µm × 3–4 µm, thin-walled, smooth, rarely prorate; basal cells larger, thicker-walled, porose; alar cells differentiated, subquadrate to shortly rectangular, in 8–12 longitudinal and transverse rows; ventral leaves ovate, almost not or only slightly falcate; branch leaves small, elliptic-lanceolate, 0.9–1.5 mm × 0.4–0.6 mm. Sporophytes not seen.
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