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Published In: Species Muscorum Frondosorum, Supplementum Primum 2: 102–103, pl. 72 [top]. 1816. (Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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: Bryum apiculatum Schwägr. (Figs. 1–8.)
Map: Bryum apiculatum Schwägr. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on rocky walls along roadsides near forests; alt. 2700 m.
Distribution: China and nearly worldwide.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Xizang: Mo-tuo Co., Y.-G. Su 2874 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., M. Zang 2873 (HKAS); Lu-jian Co., M. Zang 148 (HKAS).


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3. Bryum apiculatum Schwaegr.   毛状真藓   mao zhuang zhen xian
Sp. Musc. Frond., Suppl. 1(2): 102. f. 72. 1816. Pohlia apiculata (Schwaegr.) Crum & Anderson, Mosses E. N. Amer. 1: 534. 1981. Type: South America.
Bryum ambiguum Duby in Moritzi, Syst. Verz. 132. 1846.
Bryum ambiguum subsp. nitens (Hook.) Fleisch., Musci Buitenzorg 2: 544. 1904. Bryum nitens Hook., Icon. Pl. 1: 19, f. 6. 1836.
Bryum plumosum Dozy & Molk., Ann. Sci. Nat., Bot., ser. 3, 2: 301. 1844.
Bryum porphyroneuron C. Müll., Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 11: 22. 1853.
Plants small to medium-sized, 5–20 mm high, yellowish green above, reddish below, more or less glossy, in loose or dense tufts. Stems slender, often branched, sometimes with pyriform gemmae on rhizoids. Leaves oblong-lanceolate to ovate-lanceolate, clearly keeled, acuminate; margins narrowly recurved, entire or denticulate near the apex; costae ending just below the apex or percurrent; median leaf cells narrowly rhomboidal, 54–94 µm × 11–15 µm; marginal cells not or indistinctly differentiated; apical cells shorter; basal cells rectangular. Dioicous. Setae 13–20 mm long; capsules oblong-cylindrical, inclined to pendulous, neck slender; peristome perfect, double; exostome teeth densely papillose; endostome segments well developed, yellowish hyaline, minutely papillose; basal membrane ca. 1/2 the length of the teeth; cilia 2.


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