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Published In: Annales Botanici Fennici 5(2): 143. 1968. (Ann. Bot. Fenn.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: Rhizomnium punctatum (Hedw.) T.J. Kop. (Figs. 5–9.)
Map: Rhizomnium punctatum (Hedw.) T.J. Kop. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Habitat: on shady and wet forest ground, tree bases, thin soil over rocks, or soil walls; alt. 2000–3500 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, India, Russia, Europe, North America, and northern Africa.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/4/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Anhui: Mt. Huang, P.-C. Chen et al. 7545 (HKAS, MO). Heilongjiang: Ning-an Co., X.-L. Zhu 235 (HKAS); Xiao Xing An Ling (Lesser Khingan Mt.), C. Gao s.n (HKAS). Shaanxi: Mt. Qingling, P.-C. Chen 580 (HKAS); Tai-bai Co., Z.-P. Wei 6693, 6725 (both in HKAS). Sichuan: E-bian Co., S.-E. Liu 12609 (HKAS, MO); Ma-er-kang Co., X.-J. Li 1145, 1208, 1292 (all in HKAS); Tian-quan Co., Z.-L. Wu 12359 (HKAS). Yunnan: Gong-shan Co., Q.-W. Wang 6364, 6716, 7029 (all in HKAS); Rui-li Co., X.-Y. Jia 910101 (MO); Zhong-dian Co., H.-F. Xie 2064 (MO, PE), H.-F. Xie 2069 (HKAS).


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8. Rhizomnium punctatum (Hedw.) T. Kop.   毛灯藓   mao deng xian
Ann. Bot. Fenn. 5: 143. 1968. Astrophyllum punctatum (Hedw.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 13. 1879. Mnium punctatum Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 193. 1801. Type: Europe.
Mnium pseudopunctatum C. Müll. in Kab., Hedwigia 76: 63. 1936, hom. illeg.
Mnium punctatum var. eupunctatum Kab., Hedwigia 76: 63. 1936.
Plants rather large, dark green to reddish brown, glossy, in loose tufts. Stems erect, 2.5–4.0 cm high, rarely branched, sparsely foliate, with dense rhizoids at base. Leaves rather stiff, thick, not crisped when dry, slightly undulate, broadly obovate, broadly elliptical, 4.0–7.0 mm × 3.5–4.5 mm, narrowed and decurrent at base, rounded-obtuse and apiculate at apex; margins entire, bordered by 3–4 rows of elongate cells; costae ending above mid-leaf, rarely ending just below the apex; leaf cells rather large, pentagonal to hexagonal, ca. 40–50 µm wide, moderately thick-walled, hardly porose, only slightly thickened at corners. Dioicous. Setae solitary, 1.8–4.0 cm long, straight or flexuous, reddish; capsules oblong-ovoid to shortly cylindrical, 3–4 mm × 1.3–1.5 mm, horizontal to pendulous; opercula rostrate.


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