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1. Weisiopsis anomala (Broth. & Par.) Broth., Öfvers. Förh. Finska Vetensk.-Soc. 62A(9):9. 1921; Hyophila anomala Broth. & Par. in Card., Bull. Herb. Boissier, sér. 2, 7: 717. 1907.


Weisiopsis cucullatifolia (C. Gao, X.-Y. Jia & T. Cao) Zand., Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 32: 193. 1993, syn. nov. Hyophila cucullatifolia C. Gao, X.-Y. Jia & T. Cao, Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 11(2): 29. f. 1–10. 1991. Type. China: Liaoning, Feng-cheng Co., Mt. Feng-huang, X.-Y. Jia 890948 (isotype IFSBH).

Plants tiny, ca. 1.5 mm high, green to yellowish green, in low dense tufts. Stems simple, densely foliate, radiculose at base. Leaves tubulose, oblong-ligulate, often plicate near base, bluntly apiculate; margins plane, entire; costa percurrent or ending in a few cells below the apex; upper leaf cells rounded hexagonal, rather thin-walled, bulging or mammillose; basal cells enlarged, rectangular, thin-walled, smooth, yellowish. Autoicous. Setae ca. 7 mm long, yellowish; capsules erect, ovoid-cylindrical; peristome teeth linear-subulate, erect, densely papillose.

Type. Japan: Tsuchima, 1901, Faurie 1630.

Chinese specimens examined: ANHUI: Huang Shan (Mt.), W.-F. Zheng 9 (PE). BEIJING: Xi-cheng Distr. S.-X. Fu 11 (MO, PE); Summer Palace, S.-X. Fu 53 (MO, PE); Xiang Shan (Mt.), F.-D. Chen 12 (PE). FUJIAN: Fu-zhou City, M. Zang 725 (HKAS); Zhang-zhou City, M. Zang 185 (HKAS). GUANGDONG: Le-chang Co., L. Zhang 673 (HKAS); Yang-shan Co., G.-Q. Zeng 310 (HKAS). GUANGXI: Luo-cheng Co., R.-R. Lung 89042 (HKAS). HEBEI: Feng-nan Co., G.-R. Chen 1 (PE). JIANGSU: Nan-jing City, M. Zang 25 (HKAS); Yi-xing Co., S.-L. Li 22 (PE). JILIN: Pan-shi Co., X.-L. Chen 1283 (HKAS, IFSBH). LIAONING: Kuan-dian Co., C. Gao 8519 (HKAS, IFSBH). SHANGHAI: Xie Shan (Mt.), Y.-F. Wang 269 (HNSU). XIZANG: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2322 (HKAS). YUNNAN: An-ning Co., X.-J. Li 81150 (HKAS), Koponen 37909 (H, HKAS); Lv-chun Co., L. Zhang 673 (HKAS); Song-ming Co., Koponen 37757 (H, HKAS); Teng-chong Co., X.-J. Li 307 (HKAS). ZHEJIANG: Pu-tou Island, D.-K. Li 5761 (SHM); Tian-mu Shan (Mt.), M. Zang 202 (HKAS).

Habitat: on rocks or walls; also on forest ground or tree trunks; Distribution: China, Korea, and Japan.

Illustrations: Pl. 137, figs. 1–5.


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