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Published In: Musci Scandinavici 19. 1879. (Musci Scand.) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 3/17/2009)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Illustrations: Tayloria lingulata (Dicks.) Lindb. (Figs. 6–12.)
Map: Tayloria lingulata (Dicks.) Lindb. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)

Habitat: on moist soil or nitrogen rich soil.

Distribution: China, Russia, Europe, and North America.


Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:

Chinese specimens examined: Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Greater Khingan Mt.), Gen-he, C. Gao 1579 (IFSBH); Mt. Wufeng, H.-F. Xie 25a (HKAS).


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5. Tayloria lingulata (Dicks.) Lindb.   舌叶小壶藓   she-ye xiao hu xian
Musci Scand. 19. 1879. Splachnum lingulatum Dicks., Fasc. Pl. Crypt. Brit. 4: 4. 1801. Type. Scotland.

Plants small to medium-sized, 1–3 cm high, yellowish green or brownish green, gregarious or in dense tufts. Stems erect, simple or branched, often densely radiculose below, upper stems somewhat julaceous. Leaves erect or erect-patent, imbricately arranged, soft, nearly the same size, 2–3 mm long, lingulate, broadly rounded at apex; margins plane, entire, sometimes slightly incurved; costa ending below leaf apex; upper leaf cells large, quadrate to hexagonal, lax, thin-walled, gradually elongate; lower cells rectangular, thin-walled. Dioicous. Perichaetia and perigonia with paraphyses. Setae 2.5–4.0 cm long, orange-yellow; capsules erect, symmetric, with urns broadly ovoid, apophyses well developed, usually shorter than, but sometimes nearly as long as the urns, narrower and tapered to the setae; opercula long-conic, shortly rostrate; annuli none; peristome teeth 16, inserted below the mouth, minutely papillose. Calyptrae naked, smooth. Spores spherical, 25–45 µm in diameter, smooth.



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