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Published In: Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanica 52: 85. 2002. (Acta Phytotax. Geobot.) Name publication detail
 

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12. Pseudotrismegistia Akiyama & Tsubota   拟金枝藓属   ni jin zhi xian shu
Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 52: 85. 2002.
 
Plants robust, stiff, often yellowish green, glossy. Main stems elongate and spreading, usually arcuate, erect or erect-spreading, with dense rhizoids; secondary stems erect, simple below, pinnately or densely branched above; branches thick and short; paraphyllia rare. Leaves appressed or loosely appressed when dry, erect or erect-spreading when moist; stem leaves gradually becoming narrowly lanceolate to ligulate or forming a narrowly filiform acumen from an ovate base, often twisted at apex; margins slightly reflexed below, involute, serrate above; costae double, very short or none; leaf cells elongate, thick-walled, becoming shorter and wider upward, clearly prorate; leaf marginal cells in several rows, not prorate, forming a broad border, lower cells longer, smooth; basal cells yellowish brown; alar cells differentiated, large, golden yellowish or yellowish brown, with many small and short cells above alar cells; branch leaves small, acuminate, serrate. Dioicous. Inner perichaetial leaves erect, narrowly lanceolate, margins serrate above. Setae thick, elongate, purple; capsules large, horizontal, often arcuate; opercula conic, long rostrate; annuli differentiated.
 
 

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This monotypic genus was recently published by Akiyama (2002) based on Trismegistia.
 
 
1. Pseudotrismegistia undulata (Broth. & Yas.) Akiyama & Tsubota  
 
 
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