J Syst Evol ›› 2000, Vol. 38 ›› Issue (3): 256-265.

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A revision of Chinese Thuidiaceae (s. l., Musci)

WU Pan-Cheng, JIA Yu   

  • Published:2000-05-10

Abstract: The study on Chinese Thuidiaceae was started in 19th century. However the present paper deals with the first revision of the family in China. There are 17 genera and 71 species in total including one subspecies. In this paper, several nomenclatural problems are treated, mainly involving 7 genera: Leptocladium Broth., Anomodon Hook. et Tayl., Haplocladium ( C. Muell. ) C. Muell., Claopodium (Lesq. et Jam. ) Ren. et Card., Bryonoguchia Iwatsuki et Inoue, Helodium (Sull.)Warnst. and Actinothuidium (Besch.)Broth. One new species, 3 new synonyms, includingone generic synonym and two specific synonyms, and one Chinese new name are reported.

Key words: Thuidiaceae, Review, New addition, China