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1. Pseudosymblepharis angustata (Mitt.) Hilp., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 50(2):670. 1933; Tortula angustata Mitt., J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot., Suppl. 1: 128. 1859.


Trichostomum angustatum (Mitt.) Fleisch., Musci Frond. Archip. Ind. Exsic. 2: n. 125. 1900, hom. illeg. Pleurochaete squarrosa (Brid.) Lindb. var. crispifolia Nog., J. Jap. Bot. 27: 287, f. 54. 1952. Pseudosymblepharis papillosula (Card. & Thér.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 10: 261. 1924. Symblepharis papillosula Card. & Thér., Bull. Acad. Int. Géogr. Bot. 19: 17. 1909. Type. China: Guizhou (Kweitschow), Pin-fan, II 1904, Fortunat 1733 (isotype H). Pseudosymblepharis subduriuscula (C. Müll.) P.-C. Chen, Hedwigia 80: 152. 15 f. 8–10. 1941. Trichostomum subduriusculum (C. Müll.) Broth., Nat. Pflanzenfam. I(3): 394. 1902. Oxystegus subduriusculus (C. Müll.) Hilp., Beih. Bot. Centralbl. 50(2): 667. 1933. Barbula subduriuscula C. Müll., Linnaea 38: 554. 1874. Type. The Philippines: Mahahai, 1870, G. Wallis s.n. Tortella tortuosa auct. non (Hedw.) Limpr., Laubm. Deutschl. 1: 604. 1888. Tortella yuennanensis Broth., Akad. Wiss. Wien Sitzungsber., Math.-Naturwiss. Kl., Abt. 1, 133: 564. 1924. Type. China: Kun-ming City, Tschang-tschung-schan, Handel-Mazzetti 281 (holotype H).

Plants medium-sized to rather large, 3–5(–8) cm high, in loose tufts. Stems erect, usually branched at the upper part, densely foliate; central strand present. Leaves strongly crisped when dry, curved-spreading when moist, narrowly lanceolate, 4.0–7.5 mm x 0.8–1.0 mm, sheathing at the base, gradually acuminate; margins plane, entire; costa slender, excurrent in a rather long awn; upper leaf cells quadrate to irregularly hexagonal, moderately thick-walled, with several simple to branched papillae in each cell; basal cells weakly differentiated, quadrate to rectangular, thick-walled, usually smooth, hyaline, differentiated basal cells extending up both sides at margins forming a V-shaped region. Sporophytes not seen.

Type. Sri Lanka (Ceylon): Gardner 134.

Chinese specimens examined: ANHUI: Huang Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 6928 (PE), W.-F. Zheng 254 (PE); Qing-yang Co., Z.-L. Liu 30100 (HKAS, SHM); She Co., X.-J. Li 1650 (HKAS). FUJIAN: Nan-ping Co., C. Gao 3864 (HKAS, IFSBH); Wuyi Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 209 (PE), X.-J. Li 246 (HKAS). GANSU: Qi-liang Shan (Mt.), Z.-T. Zhou 761 (PE); Ma-jiu Shan (Mt.), D.-Z. Zhuo 60 (PE). GUANGDONG: Le-chang Co., L. Zhang 552 (HKAS); Yang-shan Co., L. Zhang 331 (HKAS). GUANGXI: Long-sheng Co., P.-C. Wu 1206 (PE); Rong-an Co., G.-G. Lung 204 (HKAS); Rong-shui Co., M.-Z. Wang 47000 (MO, PE); Tian-wo Co., Z.-M. Zhang 3 (HKAS). GUIZHOU: Fan-jing Shan (Mt.), C. Gao 32134 (HKAS, IFSBH); Gui-yang City, Handel-Mazzetti 10592 (H). HEBEI: Dong-ling, L.-Q. Yu 38d (HKAS). HENAN: Luan-chuan Co., D.-Z. Tu 3035 (PE); Song Co., J.-X. Luo 985 (PE); Xi-xia Co., J.-X. Luo 272a (PE). HUBEI: Sheng-nong-jia (Mt.), K.-Y Guan 80–2770 (PE); Wu-feng Co., C.-W. Wu 16 (PE). HUNAN: Chen Co., Handel-Mazzetti 11036, 11941 (H); Da-rong Co., D.-K. Li 18159 (HKAS, SHM); Sang-zhi Co., D.-K. Li 18290 (HKAS, SHM). JIANGSU: Nan-jing City, M. Zang 5601 (HKAS). JIANGXI: Jing-gang Shan (Mt.), D.-K. Li 17231 (HKAS, SHM); Lu Shan (Mt.), M. Zang 94 (HKAS). NEI MONGOL: He-lan Shan (Mt.), Z.-G. Tong 1221 (PE). NINGXIA: Niu-shou Shan (Mt.), S.-L. Liu 4c (PE). SHAANXI: Hu Co., Z.-P. Wei 4495 (PE); Qing-ling (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 99 (PE); Tai-bai Shan (Mt.), P. J. Giraldi 484 (H), Z.-X. Peng 48 (PE). SHANDONG: Tai Shan (Mt.), Z.-T. Zhao 34033 (IFSBH). SHANXI: Tai-gu Co., Y.-J. Ling 35 (PE). SICHUAN: Chong-qin City, P.-C. Chen 338 (PE); Da-jin Co., Z.-T. Guan 4120 (HKAS); De-ge Co., J.-L. Yang 2042 (HKAS); Lei-bo Co., Z.-T. Guan 8880 (HKAS, PE); Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 52 (HKAS); Mu-li Co., M.-Z. Wang 23665 (PE); Nan-chuan Co., M.-Z. Wang 860375 (MO); Omei Shan (Mt.), P.-C. Chen 65 (PE); Tian-quan Co., Z.-L. Wu 12351 (HKAS); Yan-yuen Co., Handel- Mazzetti 2439 (H). TAIWAN: Kao-shiung Co., C.-K. Wang 1058 (NICH); Miao-li Co., Nov. 20, 1977, S. Lin s.n. (MO); Nan-tou Co., Koponen 17709 (H); Ping-tung Co., C.-C. Chuang 1570 (MO); Tai-chung Co., Koponen 17929 (H, HKAS); Tai-pei Co., Koponen 17684 (H). XINJIANG: Tian Shan (Mt.), Tianshan Exped. Team 25 (PE); Tou-mu-er Peak, S.-Y Chen 781327 (PE). XIZANG: Bo-mi Co., Y.-G. Su 925 (HKAS); Chia-yu Co., S.-G. Wu 1092c (HKAS); Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2341 (HKAS); Mi-lin Co., M. Zang 1781 (HKAS); Ya-dong Co., M. Zang 480 (HKAS). YUNNAN: Bin-chuan Co., M.-K. Cui 766e (HKAS); Fu-gong Co., X.-J. Li 607 (HKAS); Gong-shan Co., M.-Z. Wang 10755 (PE); Kun-ming City, Koponen 37477 (HKAS, H), X.-J. Li 3072 (HKAS); Li-jiang Co., X.-J. Li 85157 (HKAS); Lu-chun Co., W.-X. Xu 6454 (HKAS); Rei-li Co., X.-J. Li 127 (HKAS); Yang-bi Co., Redfearn & Y.-G. Su 1010 (MO); Yuan-yang Co., M. Zang 4763 (HKAS); Zhong-dian Co., X.-J. Li 81–969 (HKAS). ZHEJIANG: Long-tang Shan (Mt.), R.-L. Hu s.n. (HSNU); Da-tuo Shan (Mt.), R.-L. Hu 350 (HSNU); eastern Tian-mu Shan (Mt.), M. Zang 843 (HKAS); Pu-tuo Shan (Mt.), D.-K. Li 7003 (HKAS, SHM); Sui-chang Co., R.-L. Hu 703 (HSNU), Jiu-long Shan (Mt.), R.-L. Hu 670 (HSNU); western Tian-mu Shan (Mt.), R.-L. Hu 163 (HSNU).

Habitat: on rocks in shade or thin soil over rocks on forest ground; Distribution: China, Japan, India, Myanmar, and Indonesia.

Illustrations: Pl. 131, figs. 1–4.


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