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Published In: Muscologia Recentiorum Supplementum 4: 30. 1819[1818]. (Muscol. Recent. Suppl.) Name publication detail
 

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Notes     (Last Modified On 6/15/2011)
general taxon notes:
The genus consists of some 11 species in the world (Crosby et al. 2000). Nine species are known in China (Y. Liu et al. 2005). The status of Glyphomitrium acuminatum var. brevifolium Broth. cannot be confirmed at this time.

 

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1. Leaves usually strongly crisped when dry.............................................................................................................. 2
1. Leaves only flexuose or slightly crisped when dry............................................................................................... 3
2. Plants less than 2.0 cm long; leaf margins more or less serrulate above........................... 4. G. formosanum
2. Plants more than 2.5 cm long; leaf margins entire.................................................................. 8. G. tortifolium
3. Plants often less than 5 mm long; leaf costae ending far below the leaf apex..................... 7. G. minutissimum
3. Plants usually more than 5 mm long; leaf costae excurrent................................................................................. 4
4. Plants more than 15 mm long.............................................................................................................................. 5
4. Plants 5–10 mm long........................................................................................................................................... 6
5. Stems sparsely branched; inner perichaetial leaves mostly ca. 7 mm long............................. 1. G. acuminatum
5. Stems densely branched; inner perichaetial leaves 3–5 mm long..................................................... 3. G. elatum
6. Spores multicellular..................................................................................................................... 2. G. calycinum
6. Spores unicellular................................................................................................................................................. 7
7. Peristome teeth smooth............................................................................................................... 5. G. humillimum
7. Peristome teeth distinctly papillose....................................................................................................................... 8
8. Peristome finely papillose......................................................................................................... 6. G. hunanense
8. Peristome teeth coarsely papillose............................................................................................ 9. G. warburgii
 
 
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