Plant Diversity ›› 1998, Vol. 20 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Schiffneria and Its New Distribution in China

Ji Meng-cheng,Wang Mei-zhi,Zhang Zhi-yong,Luo Lai-chun   

  1. Jiangxi Agricultural University,Nanchuang 330045,Institute of Botany,Chinese Academy of Science,Beijing 100093
  • Online:1998-04-25 Published:1998-04-25

Abstract: The genus Schiffneria was published in 1894 by F.Stephani.It contains only a single species——Schiffneria hyalina Steph. which was only found in Taiwan,Fujian,Yunnan and Sichuan.Now it is newly recorded in Jiangxi Province.The characters of the gemetophyte and sporogonium of Schiffneria show that its relationship is close to Metezeriales belonging to a subfamily of Cephloziaceae.

Key words: Schiffneria, Jiangxi, New distribution