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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)
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).


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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.
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