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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 2: 58 (fasc. 18–20 Mon. 8. 5). 1843. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Illustrations: C. Gao (ed.) 1996 (Pl. 80, figs. 5–8).

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Map: Desmatodon cernuus (Huebener) Bruch & Schimp. (Distribution in China)

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Habitat: on soil on forest ground.
Distribution: China, central Asia, Russia, Europe, and North America.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 3/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Guangdong: Le-chang Co., L. Zhang 715 (HKAS). Jiangsu: Chang-shu Co., D.-K. Li 17535 (HKAS, SHM). Xizang: Ban-ge Co., B.-S. Li CT13 (HKAS, PE). Yunnan: De-qing Co., X.-J. Li 2072 (HKAS); Song-ming Co., Koponen 37853 (H, HKAS).


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2. Desmatodon cernuus (Hüb.) Bruch & Schimp. in B. S. G.   狭叶链齿藓 xia-ye lian-chi xian
Bryol. Eur. 2: 58 (fasc. 18–20 Monogr. 8. 5). 1843. Dermatodon cernnus Hüb., Muscol. Germ. 1833. Tortula cernua (Hüb.) Lindb., Musci Scand. 20. 1879. Type. Europe.
Plants small, ca. 4 mm high, dull green to yellowish green, in loose tufts. Stems simple, densely radiculose below. Leaves oblong-ovate to ovate-lanceolate, 2–3 mm × 0.5–0.7 mm, gradually acute to shortly acuminate or cuspidate at the apex; margins revolute in the lower half, plane above, entire near the base, crenulate to serrulate near the apex, not bordered or indistinctly bordered by somewhat elongate cells, yellowish; costa slender, ending at the apex; upper cells rounded quadrate to hexagonal, thin-walled, lightly papillose, with a few circular or C-shaped papillae; basal cells elongate, lax, hyaline. Setae slender, 1.5–2.0 cm long; capsules ovoid to oblong-ovoid, asymmetrical, suberect to horizontal.


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