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Published In: Muscologia Recentiorum Supplementum 4: 136, pl. 2, f. 11. 1819[1818]. (Muscol. Recent. Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

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There are about 10 species of this genus in the world. P.-C. Chen et al. (1978) reported 4 species of Anacamptodon in China, including A. amblystegioides Card., A. fortunei Mitt., A. sublatidens Card. = A. latidens (Besch.) Broth. and A. subulatus Broth. = A. latidens (Besch.) Broth. Three species are recognized in this treatment.
 

 

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1. Anacamptodon Brid. 反齿藓属 fan-chi xian shu
Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 4: 136. Pl. 2: f. 11. 1819 [1818].
 
Plants slender, yellowish green or green, not glossy or weakly glossy, in lax tufts. Stems prostrate, apex ascending, with many rhizoids; simple or rarely branched, branches short; branches erect or ascending, densely foliate. Leaves erect, often secund, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, concave, acuminate or suddenly narrowed to a long apex; margins plane, entire or toothed; costa rigid, ending above midleaf, rarely percurrent; upper leaf cells green, oblong or oblong-hexagonal; alar cells quadrate. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, acuminate, not sheathing at base; costa slender. Setae slender, erect, purple red or dark brown, twisted when dry; capsules erect, ovoid, symmetrical, apophysis short and distinct, constricted below capsule mouth; annuli large and broad, thin-walled, persistent; peristome double; exostome teeth often in pairs, erect when moist, reflexed when dry, widely lanceolate, brown, smooth or finely papillose, with lamellae inside; endostome segments shorter than teeth, linear, brown, nearly smooth; basal membrane absent; opercula conic, with a straight or oblique beak. Calyptrae cucullate.
 
 

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1. Leaves erect; costa stout, percurrent to shortly excurrent; leaf marginal cells bistratose........... 2. A. fortunei
1. Leaves mostly secund; costa slender, extending above the midleaf, but ending below the apex; leaf marginal cells unistratose................................................................................................................................2
2. Plants rather rigid; leaf costa ending in the leaf apex...........................................1. A. amblystegioides
2. Plants slender; leaf costa ending near the midleaf.........................................................3. A. latidens
 
 
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