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Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 36. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/13/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
General Reference:

Illustration & Distribution Map     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Illustrations: Leptodontium scaberrimum Broth. (Fig. 6.)
Map: Leptodontium scaberrimum Broth. (Distribution in China)

Ecology & World Range     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Habitat & Distribution:
Habitat: on rocks near forest borders or streams; also on soil.
Distribution: endemic to China.

Specimens Info     (Last Modified On 5/1/2009)
Specimens Examined:


Specimens examined: Guizhou: Shui-cheng Co., D.-K. Li 2932 (HKAS, SHM). Henan: Ji-gong Shan (Mt.), H-J. Yu s.n. (PE). Sichuan: Mu-li Co., Agriculture Ministry Exped. 43 (PE); Xiang-cheng Co., X.-J. Li 3082 (HKAS).


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3. Leptodontium scaberrimum Broth.    疣薄齿藓 you bo-chi xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 36. 1929. Type. China: Yunnan, De-qin Co., Doker-la, Handel-Mazzetti 8174 (holotype H).
Plants medium-sized, to 30 mm high, bright green to yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems erect or erecto-patent, usually simple. Leaves appressed when dry, reflexed to squarrose when moist, ovate-lanceolate, ca. 4 mm long, gradually acuminate at the apex; margins entire, recurved in the lower half, irregularly and strongly serrate in the upper half; costa stout, ending below the apex, densely papillose on the back; upper leaf cells quadrate or rounded-hexagonal, ca. 20 µm in diameter, densely covered with irregularly branched papillae; basal cells larger, smooth.


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