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3. Phlegmariurus sect. Carinaturus (Herter) H. S. Kung & Li Bing Zhang, Acta Phytotax. Sin. 38: 23. 2000.

龙骨马尾杉组 long gu ma wei shan zu

Lycopodium sect. Carinaturus Herter, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43(1, Beibl. 98): 30. 1909.

Mature branches pendulous. Branches together with leaves ropelike. Leaves small, rigid, leathery, imbricate, raised or carinate abaxially.

About 80 species: Bhutan, S China, India, Japan, Korea, and Old World tropics, extending to Australia and the New World; five species (one endemic) in China.

1 Trophophylls needlelike, substraight and excurved at apex, up to 8 mm; strobili ca. 3 mm in diam.; sporangia not visible from outside of sporophylls.   22 P. carinatus
+ Trophophylls not needlelike, incurved at apex, shorter than 5 mm; strobili 1.5-2.5 mm in diam.; sporangia visible from outside of sporophylls   (2)
2 (1) Trophophylls of upper portion of plant ovate-lanceolate or elliptic, acute or subacute at apex; sporophylls ovate   (3)
+ Trophophylls of upper portion of plant lanceolate, acuminate at apex; sporophylls ovate or lanceolate   (4)
3 (2) Trophophylls elliptic, subacute and slightly incurved at apex; sporophylls obtuse and without mucro at apex.   18 P. sieboldii
+ Trophophylls ovate-lanceolate, acute and strongly incurved at apex; sporophylls acute and with mucro at apex.   19 P. yunnanensis
4 (2) Branches slender, tertiary branches together with leaves ca. 2 mm in diam., lateral branches equal in length; sporophylls ovate and lanceolate, caudate or mucronate at apex.   20 P. fargesii
+ Branches stout, tertiary branches together with leaves more than 2.5 mm in diam., lateral branches unequal in length; sporophylls ovate only, mucronate at apex.   21 P. cancellatus

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