Home Moss Flora of China
Name Search
About
Moss Checklist
Moss Flora
Guide to Authors
Participants
Glossary
!Ulota macrocarpa Broth. Search in The Plant ListSearch in NYBG Virtual HerbariumSearch in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelleSearch in Type Specimen Register of the U.S. National HerbariumSearch in Virtual Herbaria AustriaSearch in JSTOR Plant ScienceSearch in SEINetSearch in African Plants Database at Geneva Botanical Garden Decrease font Increase font Restore font
 

Published In: Symbolae Sinicae 4: 70. 1929. (Symb. Sin.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/15/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Distribution     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 1200–3675 m.
Distribution: endemic to China.
 

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hunan: Mt. Yan-schan, Handel-Mazzetti 2515 (H). Sichuan: Hui-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 820 (H); Mt. Omei, P.-C. Chen 5619 (PE); Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23456, 23748 (both in PE).
 

Notes     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
general taxon notes:
This species was considered to be synonymous with Ulota crispa by S.-L. Guo et al. (2007b).

 

Export To PDF Export To Word
4. Ulota macrocarpa Broth.  大蒴卷叶藓  da shuo juan ye xian
Symb. Sin. 4: 70. 1929. Type: China. Hunan, Wukang, Yün-schan, Handel-Mazzetti 11191 (lectotype H).
 
Plants rather robust, green above, black below, in dense tufts. Stems erect or ascending, ca. 2 cm long, densely foliate, dichotomously branched, with broom-like branches. Leaves crisped when dry, spreading when moist, linear-lanceolate above, ovate at the base, ca. 4 mm long, acute; margins plane, entire; costae subpercurrent; upper leaf cells rounded, 6.5–7.8 µm wide, strongly thick-walled; basal cells narrowly rectangular, 26–32 µm × 4.0–6.5 µm, not particularly thick-walled, hyaline. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves lanceolate, broader below, distinctly narrower above, ca. 2.4 mm × 0.14–0.30 mm. Setae ca. 3 mm long; capsules oblong-ovoid, ca. 2.5 mm long, not constricted below the mouth when dry, not furrowed, without longitudinal bands; exostome teeth 16, united in pairs, finely papillose; endostome segments 8, smooth. Calyptrae sparsely hairy. Spores 20–50 µm in diameter, papillose.
 
 
 
 
© 2014 Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard - Saint Louis, Missouri 63110