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Published In: Bryologia Europaea 6: 53. pl. 564 (fasc. 55–56 Monogr. 9. pl. 3). 1853. (Bryol. Eur.) Name publication detail

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Illustration & Map     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Illustrations: Amblystegium serpens (Hedw.) Schimp. (Figs. 1–14.)
Map: Amblystegium serpens (Hedw.) Schimp. (Distribution in China)

Distribution     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Habitat: on tree trunks, decayed logs, and wet soil; alt. 120–3360 m.
Distribution: China, Japan, Korea, Pakistan, India, Russia, Europe, North, Central, and South America, North Africa, and New Zealand.

Specimens Examined     (Last Modified On 5/12/2009)
Specimens Examined:
Chinese specimens examined: Hebei: Lai-shui Co., Q.-W. Wang 1953 (PE); Wei Co., Q.-W. Wang 1272, 1338 (both in PE); Xing-long Co., K.-C. Zhang 2, J.-X. Ji 977 (both in IFSBH); Zhuo-lu Co., Q.-W. Wang 1612 (PE). Heilongjiang: Bao-qing Co., S.-Z. Jiang 05085, 05089 (both in MO), S.-Z. Jiang 5040, 5097 (both in IFSBH); Xiao Xing An Ling (Mt.), C. Gao 66, 6359 (both in MO), C. Gao 13152, Y.-H. Wu 1370 (both in IFSBH). Jilin: Jiao-he Co., C. Gao 1439 (MO), C. Gao 1612, 1623 (both in IFSBH); Jiu-tai Co., C. Gao 1775, 1787 (both in MO); Mt. Changbai, Koponen 36563, Y.-H. Wu 1104 (both in IFSBH); Wang-qing Co., C. Gao & G.-C. Chang 8578, 8589 (both in IFSBH). Liaoning: Ben-xi Co., C. Gao & G. Liu 30, C. Gao & G.-C. Chang 8359 (both in IFSBH); Feng-cheng Co., C. Gao 5831 (MO); Huan-ren Co., T. Cao & J.-Y. Feng 433, 474, C. Gao 385 (all in MO), T. Cao & J.-Y. Feng 220, 385 (both in IFSBH); Kuan-dian Co., Y.-H. Wu 941, 945 (both in IFSBH). Nei Mongol: Da Xing An Ling (Mt.), P.-C.Chen & C. Gao 878, 994 (both in IFSBH); E’erguna City, X.-L. Bai 115 (NY); Gen-he, C. Gao 743, P.-C. Chen & C. Gao 797 (both in IFSBH); Mt. Helan, Z.-G. Tong 1252, 1266 (both in IFSBH, PE); Xi-lin-ge-le, Z.-G. Tong 1031, 1107 (both in IFSBH); Yakeshi City, S.-J. Piao 512 (IFSBH). Qinghai: Gong-he Co., F.-G. Lu 30543 (IFSBH); Yu-shu, B. C. Tan 95-119, 95-1689 (both in NY). Sichuan: Nan-ping Co., S. He 30384b (MO); Wolong Natural Reserve, Q.-Z. Zheng 24 (MO). Taiwan: Nan-tou Co., S. He 36474 (MO). Xinjiang: Bur-qin Co., B. C. Tan 93-901 (FH); Fu-kang Co., J.-C. Zhao 3237, 3437 (both in IFSBH); He-jing Co., S. He 951196, 951226 (both in MO); Mt. Bogeda, C. Gao & X. Fu 387 (IFSBH). Yunnan: De-qing Co., Long 23783 (E); Mt. Yulong, Long 18953 (E); Shangri-la Co., Long 18619 (E); Wei-shan Co., Redfearn et al. 1211 (MO).


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 1. Amblystegium serpens (Hedw.) Schimp. in B.S.G.   柳叶藓   liu ye xian

Bryol. Eur. 6: 53. 1853. Hypnum serpens Hedw., Sp. Musc. Frond. 268. 1801. Type: England.
1a. Amblystegium serpens var. serpens   柳叶藓原变种   liu ye xian yuan bian zhong
Plants small, green or yellowish green, in densely caespitose mats. Stems prostrate, irregularly branched, with leaves loosely spaced; pseudoparaphyllia small, foliose; central strand weakly differentiated. Stem leaves erect or ascending, ovate-lanceolate, gradually acuminate toward apex, 0.5–0.8 mm × ca. 0.3 mm; costae single, reaching 1/2–2/3 the leaf length; margins serrulate; median leaf cells rhomboidal to elongate-hexagonal, 15–35 mm × 8–10 mm; alar cells numerous, shortly oblate. Autoicous. Inner perichaetial leaves elongate-lanceolate, abruptly acuminate to a short acumen, 1.0–1.6 mm × 0.3–0.5 mm; costae single, ending in leaf apex. Setae slender, 10–30 mm long, reddish; capsules reddish brown, cylindrical, inclined, arching curved; annuli 1–3 rows; cilia 1–3, as long as the segments, usually nodulose. Spores 12–16 mm in diameter, minutely papillose.


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