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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 38: 261. 2000. (Acta Phytotax. Sin.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/30/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Claopodium leptopteris (Müll. Hal.) P.C. Wu & M.Z. Wang (Figs. 11–19.)
Map: Claopodium leptopteris (Müll. Hal.) P.C. Wu & M.Z. Wang (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)

Habitat: unknown.

Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Shaanxi: Mt. Taibai? (without exact locality), Giraldi 939 (H).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
This species is transferred from Haplocladium based on its sharing of the characteristics of Claopodium such as stems without paraphyllia, stem leaves without a wide base, and branch leaves narrowed.


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4. Claopodium leptopteris (C. Müll.) P.-C. Wu & M.-Z. Wang   卵叶麻羽藓 luan-ye ma-yu xian
Acta Phytotax. Sin. 38: 261. 2000. Haplocladium leptopteris C. Müll., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n. ser. 3: 116. 1896. Type. China: Shaanxi (Schen-si), Giraldi s.n.
Plants delicate, ca. 1–2 cm long, in loose mats. Stems irregularly sparsely branched; paraphyllia absent. Stem leaves gradually tapering to a lanceolate acumen from an ovate leaf base, 0.7–0.9 mm long, basal stem leaves ovate, sharply acute; costa slender, up to 2/3 the leaf length or vanishing at upper leaf portion; leaf margins entire or somewhat serrulate; branch leaves ovate-lanceolate to narrowly lanceolate; leaf cells with small single papilla, marginal cells mostly smooth; upper leaf cells smaller, oblong-hexagonal, 4–9 µm × 5–14 µm, thin-walled; median marginal leaf cells hexagonal to oblong multipolygonal, 5–10 µm × 6–15 µm; basal leaf cells oblong-hexagonal to narrowly polygonal; thin-walled. Male inflorescence and female inflorescence not seen.
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