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Published In: Flora Bryophytorum Sinicorum 6: 154. 2002. (Fl. Bryophyt. Sin.) Name publication detail
 

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Illustrations: Lescuraea yunnanensis (Broth.) T. Cao & W.H. Wang (Figs. 9–15.)
Map: Lescuraea yunnanensis (Broth.) T. Cao & W.H. Wang (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Distribution:
 
Habitat: on moist rocks.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimen examined: Yunnan: Tannenund Weidenbstanden, Handel-Mazzetti 8220 (H).

Notes     (Last Modified On 5/5/2009)
general taxon notes:
 
This species is characterized by having slender plants with abundant irregular branches, ovate-lanceolate and concave leaves with margins obviously recurved from base to upper part, small, irregularly linear to rectangular, thick-walled leaf cells, and quadrate basal cells near margins.

 

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6. Lescuraea yuennanensis(Broth.) T. Cao & W.-H. Wang 云南多毛藓 yun-nan duo-mao xian
Fl. Bryophyt. Sin. 6: 154. 2001. Pseudoleskea yuennanensis Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 579. 1924. Type. China: Yunnan, Li-jiang Co., Yu-long Shan (Mt.), Handel-Mazzetti 4282 (holotype H).

 

Plants slender, reddish brown to yellowish green, in dense mats. Primary stems prostrate, 4–5 cm long, with irregular, thin, elongate branches; paraphyllia absent. Leaves imbricate, secund above when dry, spreading when moist, ovate-lanceolate, acuminate upward, 0.9–1.1 mm × 0.4–0.5 mm; margins obviously recurved from base to apex at both sides; costa thick, strong, broadening below, slightly thin upward, sometimes flexuous, ending near apex; upper leaf cells irregularly rectangular, 10–15 µm × 4–5 µm, thick-walled; median cells rectangular to linear, 10–18 µm × 3–5 µm, thick-walled; basal cells near margins flatly quadrate to subquadrate, 5–10 µm × 7–10 µm; basal cells near costa rectangular, 10–20 µm × 5–7 µm. Dioicous? Sporophytes not seen.
 
 
 
 
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