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Published In: Nuovo Giornale Botanico Italiano, Nuova Serie 3: 105. 1896. (Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Habitat: on tree trunks, occasionally on rocks; alt. 60–2100 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, India, and Far East Russia.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 12/12/2011)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Choei Tong, Courtois 2 (PE); Huo-shan Co., K.-H. Cai 71579 (HSNU); Mt. Huangshan, P.-C. Chen et al. 6535 (PE); Mt. Jiuhuashan, F.-H. You 1 (PE). Chongqing: Wu-shan Co., Q.-H. Wang 957 (PE); Wu-xi Co., Q.-H. Wang 183 (PE); Yun-yang Co., Y. Jia 09991 (PE), Q.-H. Wang 847 (PE). Fujian: Mt. Wuyi, P.-C. Chen et al. 264 (PE). Hebei: Mt. Xiaowutai, C.-W. Wang 842, 1085 (both in PE). Heilongjiang: Wuying, Vitt 34865 (MO). Henan: Xi-xia Co., J.-X. Luo 230a, 285 (both in PE). Hubei: Mt. Shennongjia, P.-C. Wu 272 (MO, PE). Hunan: Changsha City, G.-Z. He & L.-J. Liu Y1, Y13, Y23 (all in PE), Mt. Hengshan, G.-Z. He 29 (PE); Shi-men Co., Koponen et al. 48560 (H, MO). Jiangxi: Mt. Lushan, P.-C. Chen et al. 146 (MO, PE). Jiangsu: Yi-xing Co., P.-C. Chen 2142 (PE). Jilin: An-tu Co., Koponen 36751, 36853, 36855, 36903, 37128 (all in H, PE), Y.-S. Zhang 4414 (PE); Jilin City, C. Gao 1859 (PE); Mt. Changbai, Koponen 37258 (H, MO), Vitt 34737 (MO), B.-D. Xin 0187 (MO). Shaanxi: Fo-ping Co., Y.-F. Wang & F.-X. Li 316, 2077 (both in HSNU, PE); Mt. Qinling, P.-C. Chen et al. 558 (PE); Lun-San-Huo, Giraldi 1895 (FI). Sichuan: Mt. Omei, R.-H. Shan 908 (PE). Yunnan: Fu-gong Co., L.-S. Wang 842 (HKAS).


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1. Drummondia sinensis Müll. Hal.   中华木衣藓  zhong hua mu yi xian
Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 105. 1896. Type: China. Shaanxi, Si-ku-tziu-san, July 1894, Giraldi s.n.
Drummondia cavaleriei Thér., Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 18: 252. 1908.
Drummondia duthiei Mitt. ex Müll. Hal., Nuovo Giorn. Bot. Ital., n.s., 3: 106. 1896.
Drummondia thomsonii var. tapintzensis Besch., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., sér. 7, 15: 57. 1892.
Plants dark green to olive-green, in compact mats. Stems creeping, up to 14 cm long, with numerous erect and forked branches, 0.5–1.5 cm tall. Stem leaves more or less imbricate, irregularly curly, somewhat twisted when dry, spreading when moist, ovate-lanceolate, 1.5–2.0 mm long, gradually acuminate at the apex; branch leaves erect, appressed or slightly twisted when dry, spreading when moist, oblong- to lingulate-lanceolate, 1.5–2.5 mm long, canaliculate or carinate, obtusely acuminate, sometimes acuminate-mucronate or acute at the apex; margins plane, entire, usually bistratose at the apex; costae ending near the apex; leaf cells rounded to rounded-quadrate, 6–13 µm wide, smooth, thick-walled, nearly uniform throughout. Dioicous. Perichaetial leaves oblong or oblong-ovate, 1.4–2.8 mm long, acute at the apex; basal cells rectangular, extending 1/2 of the leaf length. Setae 4.0–8.7 mm long; capsules 1.4–2.1 mm long, narrowly oblong to oblong-ovoid, smooth when old, wrinkled when old, brown; exothecial cells lax, thick-walled, irregularly hexagonal, 30–60 µm long; annuli with 2–4 rows of subquadrate, colored cells; stomata numerous, in the neck of capsules; peristome single, with 16 truncate teeth, smooth, ca. 5–7 cells high, usually forming a low membrane-like structure. Calyptrae cucullate, smooth, large. Spores spherical, 50–70 µm in diameter, or rectangular, 45–84 µm × 30–50 µm, multicellular, papillose.


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