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Published In: Muscologiae Recentiorum Supplementum 4: 112. 1819[1818]. (Muscol. Recent. Suppl.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/15/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Distribution     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Habitat: on tree trunks or branches; alt. 1200–3717 m.
Distribution: China, Eastern Asia, Europe, and North and South America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huangshan, P.-C. Chen et al. 7047 (PE). Chongqing: Cheng-kou Co., Y. Jia 10129 (PE); Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860047 (PE); Shi-zhu Co., N.-N. Yu 01824, 01837 (both in PE); Wu-shan Co., Y. Jia 10042, Q.-H. Wang 960, L.-J. Zhao 948 (all in PE); Wu-xi Co., Y. Jia 10042 (PE). Guizhou: Dao-zhen Co., Y.-Q. Huang 281 (PE); Jiang-kou Co., B. C. Tan 91-1235 (MO). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 347c (MO, PE), 394 (PE); Yichang City, Q.-H. Wang 600 (PE). Hunan: Sang-zhi Co., Virtanen 61250 (H, MO), 61312 (H, PE), Enroth 64920 (H, MO, PE); Yan-ling Co., Koponen et al. 57173 (H, MO, PE). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, P.-C. Chen et al. 142 (PE). Sichuan: A-ba Co., Y. Jia 09719 (FH, PE); Dao-fu Co., Y. Jia 09409 (FH, PE); E-mei Co., Allen 6484 (MO); Kang-ding Co., Y. Jia 02458 (PE); Li Co., Redfearn 34983 (MO); Mt. Omei, J.-X. Luo 379 (PE); Song-pan Co., S. He 30497 (MO); Wen-chuan Co., Y. Jia 07056 (PE); Xiang-cheng Co., Y. Jia 04318, 04402, 04408 (all in FH, PE). Taiwan: Hua-lien Co., Shevock 17957 (CAS, MO); Nan-tuo Co., J.-R. Chen 97467 (PE); Tai-chung Co., Shevock 18014, 18037 (both in CAS, MO). Xinjiang: Kanasi, Sulayman K151 (HIRO, PE, XJU). Xizang: Mi-lin Co., Y.-G. Su 5311 (MO). Yunnan: C.-Y. Yang 151a (PE); Da-li Co., Redfearn et al. 1569 (MO); Wei-xi Co., M.-Z. Wang 4834b (PE); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 856a (MO). Zhejiang: Lin-hai Co., P.-C. Wu 692a (PE).


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1. Ulota crispa (Hedw.) Brid.   卷叶藓   juan ye xian
Muscol. Recent. Suppl. 4: 112. 1819 [1818]. Systegium crispum (Hedw.) Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv. 866. 1866. Weissia crispa (Hedw.) P. Gaertn., B. Mey. & Scherb., Oekon. Fl. Wetterau 3(2): 94. 1802. Bryum crispum (Hedw.) With., Syst. Arr. Brit. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 810. 1801. Orthotrichum crispum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 162. 1801. Type: Europe.
Ulota crispa var. longifolia (Dixon & Sakurai) Z. Iwats., J. Hattori Bot. Lab. 21: 143. 1959. Ulota longifolia Dixon & Sakurai, Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 49: 140. 1935.
Plants small to medium-sized, yellowish green or yellowish brown, in dense tufts. Stems erect, 0.5–2.0 cm long, sparsely branched. Leaves strongly crisped when dry, spreading when moist, lanceolate or narrowly lanceolate, 2–3 mm long, narrowly acute or acuminate, broader and concave at the base; margins plane or somewhat irregularly revolute; costae strong, subpercurrent; upper leaf cells rounded to oval, 8–10 µm wide, with simple or U-shaped papillae; lower cells narrowly rectangular or rectangular, 35–45 µm × 5–7 µm, with 4–10 rows of shortly rectangular, hyaline cells at basal margin, vertically thick-walled. Autoicous. Perichaetial leaves not differentiated. Setae 2–4 mm long; capsules exserted, oblong-cylindrical, 8-ribbed, with a long neck; exothecial cells differentiated, rectangular; opercula shortly rostrate; annuli brown; stomata present in the lower part of capsules; peristome double; exostome teeth 16, united in 8 pairs, triangular-lanceolate, ca. 0.2 mm long, reflexed when dry, finely papillose, often perforate near the apex; endostome segments 8, shorter than the teeth, smooth and hyaline. Spores 22–25 µm in diameter, finely papillose.


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