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Published In: Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society, Botany, Supplement 1: 49. 1859. (J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 12/15/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Distribution     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Distribution:
Habitat: on tree trunks; alt. 3470–4000 m.
Distribution: China and India.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 12/13/2011)
Specimens Examined:
 
Chinese specimens examined: Sichuan: Hui-li Co., Handel-Mazzetti 991, 996 (both in H, as Ulota bellissima); Mian-ning Co., Y. Jia 08188 (FH, PE); Mt. Omei, L.-C. Hu 44 (PE), L.-Y. Dai T117, 206 (both in PE), P.-C. Chen 162, 5584, 5596 (all in PE); Yan-bian Co., M.-Z. Wang 22330 (PE); Yan-yuan Co., L.-S. Wang 83-837 (HKAS). Xizang: Cha-yu Co., M.-Z. Wang 11909a, 12590g (both in PE); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 4784 (MO). Yunnan: Da-li Co., Redfearn et al. 1577 (MO); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 8101 (PE); Li-jiang Co., Handel-Mazzetti 3547 (H, as U. bellissima); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn et al. 843 (MO).

 

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8. Ulota robusta Mitt.   大卷叶藓   da juan ye xian
J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. Suppl. 1: 49. 1859. Type: India (Sikkim). Hooker 216 (lectotype, BM).
Ulota bellissima Besch., Ann. Soc. Nat. Bot., sér. 7, 15: 57. 1892. Type: China. Yunnan, Koua-la-po (Ho-kin), Delavay 1647 (isotype H).
Orthotrichum robustum Wilson, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 9: 327. 1857, nom nud.
 
Plants medium-sized, golden brown above, black below, in loose tufts. Stems ca. 2 cm long, rarely to 4 cm long, simple or dichotomously branched. Leaves densely arranged, strongly crisped when dry, erect-spreading and stiff when moist, narrowly lanceolate from an ovate base, ca. 5.0 mm × ca. 0.9 mm, acute; margins entire, sometimes revolute; costae subpercurrent, keeled; upper leaf cells rounded-quadrate, ca. 9.6 µm wide, thick-walled, papillose; median cells somewhat elongate, ca. 11 µm long; lower cells linear, ca. 77 µm × ca. 11 µm, very thick-walled, rarely papillose; basal marginal cells rectangular or rhomboidal, ca. 31 µm × ca. 11 µm, forming differentiated border, consisting of two rows of smooth, thin-walled cells. Autoicous. Setae ca. 6 mm long, straight or curved, or twisted when dry; capsules more or less erect, oblong-ovoid, ca. 2.0 mm × ca. 0.7 mm, 8-furrowed when old, with a narrow apophysis; exostome teeth in 8 pairs, reddish brown, densely papillose; endostome segments rudimentary or not clear. Calyptrae hairy. Spores reddish brown, ca. 32 µm in diameter, papillose.
 
 


 

 
 
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